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ORLECK (DD 886)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 710 UIC: 52186
Status: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, Foreign Assistance Act (FAA) Section 516, Southern Region Amendment Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/06/1987 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Consolidated Steel Corp. of Texas
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/14/1943 Commission Date: 09/15/1945
Keel Date: 11/28/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/12/1945 Decommission Date: 10/01/1982
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 42.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
37.0
Delivery Date: 09/14/1945 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 41.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 08/06/1987
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: THE TURKISH GOVERNMENT DECOMMISSIONED ORLECK ON 4/1/1998 AND DONATED HER TO THE ORGANIZATIONS USS ORLECK ASSOCIATION, THE SOUTHEAST TEXAS WAR MEMORIAL AND THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION, INC., ORANGE, TX SO SHE CAN BE PRESERVED AND RESTORED AS A MUSEUM.
Last Updated: 03/18/2010
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