Ship’s Specifications

Specifications for USS Sierra (AD-18)

USS SIERRA (AD-18)
DESTROYER TENDER

STATUS:  Disposed of. Sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping: 08/25/1995.

Builder: TAMPA SHIPYARDS.

Award Date: 04/10/1941.

Keel Date: 12/31/1941.

Launch Date: 02/23/1943.

Delivery Date: 03/20/1944.

Commission Date: 03/20/1944.

Decommission Date: 10/15/1993

Years from Commission to Decommission: 49.6.

Overall Length: 530 ft.

Waterline Length: 520 ft.

Extreme Beam: 73 ft.

Waterline Beam: 73 ft.

Maximum Navigational Draft: 25 ft.

Draft Limit: 26 ft.

Light Displacement: 11514 tons.

Full Displacement: 16970 tons.

Dead Weight: 5456 tons.

Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.

Number of Propellers: 2.

Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine.

Accommodations:  Officers: 37; Enlisted: 886

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SIERRA (AD 18)

DESTROYER TENDER

UIC: 04638
Class: AD 14 Fleet:
Status: Disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping Homeport:
Date status changed: 08/25/1995 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: TAMPA SHIPYARDS
Delivery Date: 03/20/1944
Award Date: 04/10/1941 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal): 51.4 years
Keel Date: 12/31/1941 Commission Date: 03/20/1944
Launch Date: 02/23/1943 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal) 52.5 years Decommission Date: 10/15/1993
Years from Commission to Decommission: 49.6
Stricken Date: 10/15/1993

 

Overall Length: 530 ft Waterline Length: 520 ft
Extreme Beam: 73 ft Waterline Beam: 73 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft: 25 ft Draft Limit: 26 ft
Light Displacement: 11514 tons Full Displacement: 16970 tons
Dead Weight: 5456 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 37 Enlisted: 886