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USS GONZALEZ (DDG 66)
GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DDG 51 UIC: 21833
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 10/12/1996 Homeport: NORFOLK, VA
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Battle Force
Builder: Bath Iron Works Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/16/1991 Commission Date: 10/12/1996
Keel Date: 02/03/1994 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/18/1995 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 22.7 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 06/14/1996 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 21.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 505 ft Waterline Length: 466 ft
Extreme Beam: 66 ft Waterline Beam: 59 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 31 ft Draft Limit: 22 ft
Light Displacement: 6759 tons Full Displacement: 8960 tons
Dead Weight: 2201 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 26
Enlisted: 330
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard: Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: 400
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/03/2011
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