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FIFE (DD 991)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 963 UIC: 20838
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/23/2005 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/15/1975 Commission Date: 05/31/1980
Keel Date: 03/06/1978 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/01/1979 Decommission Date: 02/28/2003
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 26.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
23.0
Delivery Date: 05/05/1980 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 25.3 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: 6646 tons Full Displacement: 9084 tons
Dead Weight: 2438 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 24
Enlisted: 272
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/01/2005
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