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KIDD (DDG 993)
(ex - DD 993)
GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DDG 993 UIC: 21436
Status: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, cash sale, ex-US fleet hull foreign military sale case number assigned Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/30/2003 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 03/23/1978 Commission Date: 06/27/1981
Keel Date: 06/26/1978 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/11/1979 Decommission Date: 03/12/1998
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 23.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
17.0
Delivery Date: 05/04/1981 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 22.0 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/12/1998
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 563 ft Waterline Length: 529 ft
Extreme Beam: 55 ft Waterline Beam: 55 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 33 ft Draft Limit: 23 ft
Light Displacement: 7448 tons Full Displacement: 9919 tons
Dead Weight: 2471 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 32
Enlisted: 331
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: TAIWAN
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 11/08/2004
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