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TOWERS (DDG 9)

GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER

UIC:04675
Class:DDG 2 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Homeport:
Date status changed:10/09/2002 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: TODD PAC/SEATTLE
Delivery Date:05/31/1961
Award Date:03/28/1957 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):41.4 years
Keel Date:04/01/1958 Commission Date:06/06/1961
Launch Date:04/23/1959 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)43.5 years Decommission Date:10/01/1990
Years from Commission to Decommission: 29.3
Stricken Date: 05/27/1992

Overall Length: 437 ft Waterline Length:420 ft
Extreme Beam:47 ft Waterline Beam:46 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:24 ft Draft Limit:16 ft
Light Displacement:3190 tons Full Displacement:4770 tons
Dead Weight:1580 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 30 Enlisted: 356

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Last updated 01/03/2003
 

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