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GEN H J GAFFEY (IX 507)
(ex - MC 679, ADMIRAL W. L. CAPPS (AP 121))
UNCLASSIFIED MISCELLANEOUS
VESSEL STATUS
Class: IX 507 UIC: 08221
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 06/16/2000 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bethlehem-Alameda Shipyard, Inc.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/16/1942 Commission Date: 09/18/1944
Keel Date: 12/15/1942 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/20/1944 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 56.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 09/18/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 55.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 10/26/1993
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 609 ft Waterline Length: 573 ft
Extreme Beam: 76 ft Waterline Beam: 76 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 29 ft Draft Limit: 29 ft
Light Displacement: 12674 tons Full Displacement: 22574 tons
Dead Weight: 9900 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Turbine Electric Drive
Accommodations: Officers: 499
Enlisted: 1557
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/16/2011
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