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MORTON (DD 948)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 945 UIC: 04664
Status: Disposed of, by Navy Sale Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 03/04/1992 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/27/1956 Commission Date: 05/26/1959
Keel Date: 03/04/1957 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/23/1958 Decommission Date: 11/22/1982
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 33.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
23.0
Delivery Date: 05/14/1959 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 32.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 02/07/1990
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material:
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/18/1999
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