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ELROD (FFG 55)
GUIDED MISSILE FRIGATE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: FFG 7 UIC: 21236
Status: Stricken, to be disposed of Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 01/30/2015 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: X Berth: NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Philadelphia, PA
Force:
Builder: Bath Iron Works Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 05/22/1981 Commission Date: 05/18/1985
Keel Date: 11/21/1983 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/12/1984 Decommission Date: 01/30/2015
Age (since Launch) 33.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
30.0
Delivery Date: 05/10/1985 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 32.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 01/30/2015
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 453 ft Waterline Length: 408 ft
Extreme Beam: 47 ft Waterline Beam: 47 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 26 ft Draft Limit: 17 ft
Light Displacement: 3121 tons Full Displacement: 4100 tons
Dead Weight: 979 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 19
Enlisted: 200
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: NAVSEA INACTIVE SHIPS ON-SITE MAINTENANCE OFFICE, PHILADELPHIA, PA
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/21/2015
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