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ORION (AS 18)
SUBMARINE TENDER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AS 11 UIC: 04628
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/27/2007 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Moore Dry Dock Co., Inc.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/30/1940 Commission Date: 09/30/1943
Keel Date: 07/31/1941 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/24/1942 Decommission Date: 09/03/1993
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 65.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
50.0
Delivery Date: 09/30/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 63.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 09/03/1993
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 530 ft Waterline Length: 520 ft
Extreme Beam: 73 ft Waterline Beam: 73 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 25 ft Draft Limit: 26 ft
Light Displacement: 10809 tons Full Displacement: 16585 tons
Dead Weight: 5776 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Electric
Accommodations: Officers: 75
Enlisted: 1061
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: 27 JUL 06 ORION TO BE DISMANTLED BY NORTH AMERICAN SHIP RECYCLING, BALTIMORE, MD. FULLY DISMANTLED ON 27 JUL 07.
Last Updated: 03/20/2009
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