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CARON (DD 970)

DESTROYER

UIC:20590
Class:DD 963 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Homeport:
Date status changed:12/04/2002 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: INGALLS SB CORP/MS
Delivery Date:09/05/1977
Award Date:01/15/1971 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):25.3 years
Keel Date:07/01/1974 Commission Date:10/01/1977
Launch Date:06/24/1975 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)27.5 years Decommission Date:10/15/2001
Years from Commission to Decommission: 24.0
Stricken Date: 06/05/2002

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:6810 tons Full Displacement:9240 tons
Dead Weight:2430 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 34 Enlisted: 327

Custodian: Ships Program Manager:
Planning Yard:

Last updated 10/14/2003
 

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