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KINKAID (DD 965)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 963 UIC: 20576
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/14/2004 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/01/1970 Commission Date: 07/10/1976
Keel Date: 04/19/1973 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/25/1974 Decommission Date: 01/07/2003
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 30.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
27.0
Delivery Date: 06/01/1976 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 28.1 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 04/06/2004
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: 6952 tons Full Displacement: 9370 tons
Dead Weight: 2418 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 25
Enlisted: 273
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 07/20/2004
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