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USS HOWARD (DDG 83)
GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DDG 51 UIC: 22999
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. PACIFIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 10/20/2001 Homeport: SAN DIEGO, CA
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Battle Force
Builder: Bath Iron Works Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/20/1996 Commission Date: 10/20/2001
Keel Date: 12/09/1998 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/20/1999 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 17.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 06/22/2001 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 16.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 510 ft Waterline Length: 471 ft
Extreme Beam: 66 ft Waterline Beam: 59 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 32 ft Draft Limit: 22 ft
Light Displacement: 7134 tons Full Displacement: 9515 tons
Dead Weight: 2381 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 30
Enlisted: 282
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard: Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: 400
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/21/2011
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