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THORN (DD 988)

DESTROYER

UIC:20835
Class:DD 963 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Homeport:
Date status changed:07/22/2006 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: INGALLS SB CORP/MS
Delivery Date:01/21/1980
Award Date:01/15/1975 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):26.5 years
Keel Date:08/29/1977 Commission Date:02/16/1980
Launch Date:11/22/1978 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)27.7 years Decommission Date:08/25/2004
Years from Commission to Decommission: 24.5
Stricken Date: 08/25/2004

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:6721 tons Full Displacement:9156 tons
Dead Weight:2435 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 24 Enlisted: 272

Custodian:US NAVY Ships Program Manager:
Planning Yard:

Last updated 08/07/2006
 

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