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ARTHUR W RADFORD (DD 968)

DESTROYER

UIC:20588
Class:DD 963 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of by Donation for use as Artificial Reefing Homeport:
Date status changed:04/07/2010 Berth:NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Philadelphia, PA
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: INGALLS SB CORP/MS
Delivery Date:04/04/1977
Award Date:01/15/1971 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):33.0 years
Keel Date:01/24/1974 Commission Date:04/16/1977
Launch Date:03/01/1975 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)35.1 years Decommission Date:03/18/2003
Years from Commission to Decommission: 25.9
Stricken Date: 04/06/2004

Overall Length: 563 ft Waterline Length:529 ft
Extreme Beam:55 ft Waterline Beam:55 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:32 ft Draft Limit:23 ft
Light Displacement:6870 tons Full Displacement:9306 tons
Dead Weight:2436 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 31 Enlisted: 324

Custodian:DELAWARE, USA Ships Program Manager:
Planning Yard:

Last updated 02/16/2011
 

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