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THOMAS S GATES (CG 51)
GUIDED MISSILE CRUISER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CG 47 UIC: 21344
Status: Stricken, to be disposed of Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 12/16/2005 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: X Berth: NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Philadelphia, PA
Force:
Builder: Bath Iron Works Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 05/20/1982 Commission Date: 08/22/1987
Keel Date: 08/31/1984 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/14/1985 Decommission Date: 12/16/2005
Age (since Launch) 32.0 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
18.0
Delivery Date: 06/22/1987 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 30.5 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 12/16/2005
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: 7271 tons Full Displacement: 9811 tons
Dead Weight: 2540 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: INACTIVE SHIPS OFFICE (SEA 21I)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: SOUTHERN RECYCLING LLC IN NEW ORLEANS, LA
Last Updated: 09/14/2015
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