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CLAUDE V RICKETTS (DDG 5)
(ex - BIDDLE)
GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DDG 2 UIC: 04671
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/08/2002 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: New York Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 03/28/1957 Commission Date: 05/05/1962
Keel Date: 05/18/1959 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/04/1960 Decommission Date: 10/31/1989
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 42.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
27.0
Delivery Date: 05/02/1962 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 40.5 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/01/1990
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 437 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 3982 tons Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/16/2011
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