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BUCHANAN (DDG 14)
GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DDG 2 UIC: 04680
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 06/14/2000 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Todd Shipyards Corp., Seattle Div
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/17/1958 Commission Date: 02/07/1962
Keel Date: 04/23/1959 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/11/1960 Decommission Date: 12/01/1991
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 40.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
29.0
Delivery Date: 01/31/1962 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 38.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 11/20/1992
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 437 ft Waterline Length: 420 ft
Extreme Beam: 47 ft Waterline Beam: 46 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 24 ft Draft Limit: 16 ft
Light Displacement: 3640 tons Full Displacement: 4765 tons
Dead Weight: 1125 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 23
Enlisted: 326
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 08/29/2013
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