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CONSTELLATION (IX 20)
(ex - CONSTELLATION, OLD CONSTELLATION)
UNCLASSIFIED MISCELLANEOUS
VESSEL STATUS
Class: IX 20 UIC:
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/22/1955 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Gosport Navy Yard
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: Commission Date: 07/28/1855
Keel Date: 06/25/1853 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/26/1854 Decommission Date: 02/04/1955
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 100.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
100.0
Delivery Date: In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 08/15/1955
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 199 ft Waterline Length: 181 ft
Extreme Beam: 43 ft Waterline Beam: 41 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 21 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement: 1400 tons
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Wood
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Sails
Accommodations: Officers: 21
Enlisted: 265
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: CONSTELLATION IS THE LAST ALL-SAIL SHIP, A SLOOP OF WAR- WOODEN SHIP, BUILT FOR THE US NAVY AND THE ONLY CIVIL WAR ERA VESSEL AFLOAT. THE CONSTELLATION IS LOCATED AT CONSTELLATION DOCK, INNER HARBOR AT PIER 1, 301 EAST PRATT STREET, BALTIMORE, MD. CONSTELLATION IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 66000918 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 5/23/1963.
Last Updated: 08/17/2000
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