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SOUTH CAROLINA (CGN 37)
(ex - DLGN 37)
GUIDED MISSILE CRUISER (NUCLEAR-PROPULSION)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CGN 36 UIC: 20669
Status: Stricken, to be disposed of by recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/30/1999 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Z Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/13/1968 Commission Date: 01/25/1975
Keel Date: 12/01/1970 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/01/1972 Decommission Date: 07/30/1999
Age (since Launch) 45.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
24.0
Delivery Date: 11/15/1974 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 43.1 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/30/1999
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 596 ft Waterline Length: 570 ft
Extreme Beam: 61 ft Waterline Beam: 60 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 32 ft Draft Limit: 23 ft
Light Displacement: 10373 tons Full Displacement: 11320 tons
Dead Weight: 947 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 59
Enlisted: 561
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: NORFOLK NAVAL SHIPYARD, PORTSMOUTH, VA (NAVSHIPYD)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/29/2015
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