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JOHN RODGERS (DD 983)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 963 UIC: 20615
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 12/30/2006 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/15/1974 Commission Date: 07/14/1979
Keel Date: 08/12/1976 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/25/1978 Decommission Date: 09/04/1998
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 28.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
19.0
Delivery Date: 06/25/1979 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 27.5 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 09/04/1998
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 563 ft Waterline Length: 529 ft
Extreme Beam: 55 ft Waterline Beam: 55 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 31 ft Draft Limit: 23 ft
Light Displacement: 6669 tons Full Displacement: 8958 tons
Dead Weight: 2289 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 34
Enlisted: 318
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2007
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