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MISSISSIPPI (CGN 40)
(ex - DLGN 40)
GUIDED MISSILE CRUISER (NUCLEAR-PROPULSION)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CGN 38 UIC: 20624
Status: Stricken, to be disposed of by recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/28/1997 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Z Berth: NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Bremerton, WA
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/21/1972 Commission Date: 08/05/1978
Keel Date: 02/22/1975 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/31/1976 Decommission Date: 07/28/1997
Age (since Launch) 41.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
19.0
Delivery Date: 07/14/1978 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 39.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/28/1997
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 586 ft Waterline Length: 560 ft
Extreme Beam: 63 ft Waterline Beam: 62 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 32 ft Draft Limit: 23 ft
Light Displacement: 10704 tons Full Displacement: 11737 tons
Dead Weight: 1033 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 38
Enlisted: 540
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: NAVSEA INACTIVE SHIPS ON-SITE MAINTENANCE OFFICE, BREMERTON, WA
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 06/29/2000
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