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SPRUANCE (DD 963)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 963 UIC: 20574
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 12/06/2006 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/23/1970 Commission Date: 09/20/1975
Keel Date: 11/27/1972 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/10/1973 Decommission Date: 03/18/2005
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 33.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
30.0
Delivery Date: 08/12/1975 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 31.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/18/2005
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 563 ft Waterline Length: 529 ft
Extreme Beam: 55 ft Waterline Beam: 55 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 32 ft Draft Limit: 23 ft
Light Displacement: 6649 tons Full Displacement: 9036 tons
Dead Weight: 2387 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 35
Enlisted: 318
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 11/05/2007
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