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BELKNAP (CG 26)
(ex - DLG 26)
GUIDED MISSILE CRUISER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CG 26 UIC: 52701
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/24/1998 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bath Iron Works Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 05/18/1961 Commission Date: 11/07/1964
Keel Date: 02/05/1962 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/20/1963 Decommission Date: 02/15/1995
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 35.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
31.0
Delivery Date: 11/04/1964 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 33.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 12/15/1995
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 547 ft Waterline Length: 524 ft
Extreme Beam: 55 ft Waterline Beam: 54 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 31 ft Draft Limit: 21 ft
Light Displacement: 6667 tons Full Displacement: 8957 tons
Dead Weight: 2290 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 64
Enlisted: 546
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 10/30/2002
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