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BIDDLE (CG 34)
(ex - DLG 34)
GUIDED MISSILE CRUISER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CG 26 UIC: 52709
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 01/02/2002 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bath Iron Works Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/16/1962 Commission Date: 01/21/1967
Keel Date: 12/09/1963 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/02/1965 Decommission Date: 11/30/1993
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 36.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
26.0
Delivery Date: 01/10/1967 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 35.0 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 11/30/1993
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 547 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 5973 tons Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 06/11/2002
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