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HEWITT (DD 966)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 963 UIC: 20586
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 12/19/2002 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/01/1971 Commission Date: 09/25/1976
Keel Date: 07/23/1973 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/24/1974 Decommission Date: 07/19/2001
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 28.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
25.0
Delivery Date: 09/01/1976 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 26.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/05/2002
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: 6976 tons Full Displacement: 9403 tons
Dead Weight: 2427 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:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/03/2003
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