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DECATUR (DDG 31)
(ex-EDDG 31, DD 936)

GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER

UIC:52196
Class:DDG 31 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Homeport:
Date status changed:07/21/2004 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: BETHLEHEM ST/QUIN
Delivery Date:11/30/1956
Award Date: Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):47.7 years
Keel Date:09/13/1954 Commission Date:10/07/1956
Launch Date:10/01/1955 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)48.8 years Decommission Date:06/30/1983
Years from Commission to Decommission: 26.7
Stricken Date: 03/16/1988

Overall Length: 418 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Maximum Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement:2967 tons Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: Enlisted:

Remarks: DDG-31 DECATUR SERVED AS THE EDDG-31 SELF DEFENSE TEST SHIP (SDTS) FROM 2 FEB 96
THROUGH SEP 03.







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Last updated 08/04/2004
 

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