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VALLEY FORGE (CG 50)
GUIDED MISSILE CRUISER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CG 47 UIC: 21296
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/02/2006 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/28/1981 Commission Date: 01/18/1986
Keel Date: 04/14/1983 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/23/1984 Decommission Date: 08/30/2004
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 22.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
18.0
Delivery Date: 12/02/1985 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 20.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 08/30/2004
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 567 ft Waterline Length: 529 ft
Extreme Beam: 55 ft Waterline Beam: 55 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 33 ft Draft Limit: 23 ft
Light Displacement: 7396 tons Full Displacement: 9909 tons
Dead Weight: 2513 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 33
Enlisted: 327
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 06/05/2015
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