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DES MOINES (CA 134)
GUN CRUISER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CA 134 UIC: 03634
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/16/2007 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder:
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/25/1943 Commission Date: 11/15/1948
Keel Date: 05/28/1945 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/27/1946 Decommission Date: 07/06/1961
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 60.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
13.0
Delivery Date: 11/15/1948 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 58.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/09/1991
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 717 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 16000 tons Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 08/27/2007
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