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O'BANNON (DD 987)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 963 UIC: 20834
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 10/06/2008 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/15/1975 Commission Date: 12/15/1979
Keel Date: 02/21/1977 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/25/1978 Decommission Date: 08/19/2005
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 30.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
26.0
Delivery Date: 11/26/1979 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 28.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 08/19/2005
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: 7039 tons Full Displacement: 9494 tons
Dead Weight: 2455 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 36
Enlisted: 342
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/09/2008
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