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REUBEN JAMES (FFG 57)
GUIDED MISSILE FRIGATE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: FFG 7 UIC: 21351
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 01/19/2016 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Todd Shipyards Corp., Los Angeles Div.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 03/22/1982 Commission Date: 03/22/1986
Keel Date: 11/19/1983 Inactivation Date: 08/01/2013
Launch Date: 02/08/1985 Decommission Date: 08/01/2013
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 30.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
27.0
Delivery Date: 03/03/1986 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 29.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 08/01/2013
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: 3199 tons Full Displacement: 4100 tons
Dead Weight: 901 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:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: FFG 57 WAS DECOMMISSIONED ON 08/01/2013. FFG 57 WAS SUNK ON 01/19/2016 DURING SINKEX.
Last Updated: 02/01/2016
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