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JOHN HANCOCK (DD 981)

DESTROYER

UIC:20613
Class:DD 963 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Homeport:
Date status changed:04/28/2007 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: INGALLS SB CORP/MS
Delivery Date:02/12/1979
Award Date:01/15/1974 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):28.2 years
Keel Date:01/16/1976 Commission Date:03/10/1979
Launch Date:10/29/1977 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)29.5 years Decommission Date:10/16/2000
Years from Commission to Decommission: 21.6
Stricken Date: 04/25/2006

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:6563 tons Full Displacement:9019 tons
Dead Weight:2456 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 31 Enlisted: 326

Remarks: INTERNATIONAL SHIPBREAKING LIMITED, BROWNSVILLE, TX WAS AWARDED A CONTRACT ON 10
JUL 06 TO SCRAP THE JOHN HANCOCK DD 981. SHIP DISMANTLING COMPLETE ON 28 APR 07
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