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BUTTE (AE 27)

AMMUNITION SHIP

UIC:05839
Class:AE 26 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Homeport:
Date status changed:06/30/2006 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: GENERAL DYN/QUINCY
Delivery Date:11/29/1968
Award Date:03/30/1965 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):37.6 years
Keel Date:07/21/1966 Commission Date:12/14/1968
Launch Date:08/09/1967 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)38.8 years Decommission Date:06/03/1996
Years from Commission to Decommission: 27.5
Stricken Date: 05/24/2004

Overall Length: 564 ft Waterline Length:540 ft
Extreme Beam:81 ft Waterline Beam:81 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:30 ft Draft Limit:28 ft
Light Displacement:10524 tons Full Displacement:20068 tons
Dead Weight:9544 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 1
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 28 Enlisted: 388

Custodian:US NAVY Ships Program Manager:
Planning Yard:

Last updated 07/17/2006
 

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