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CALIFORNIA (CGN 36)
(ex - DLGN 36)
GUIDED MISSILE CRUISER (NUCLEAR-PROPULSION)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CGN 36 UIC: 20541
Status: Disposed of by Recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/12/2000 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/13/1968 Commission Date: 02/16/1974
Keel Date: 01/23/1970 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/22/1971 Decommission Date: 07/09/1999
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 28.7 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
25.0
Delivery Date: 02/07/1974 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 26.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/09/1999
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 596 ft Waterline Length: 570 ft
Extreme Beam: 61 ft Waterline Beam: 60 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 33 ft Draft Limit: 23 ft
Light Displacement: 10643 tons Full Displacement: 11548 tons
Dead Weight: 905 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 39
Enlisted: 524
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: PUGET SOUND NAVAL SHIPYARD, BREMERTON, WA (NAVSHIPYD)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/21/2001
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