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  • AE-27 USS Butte

    US US Navy

    1996 to 2004 - T-AE-27 USNS Butte    



    1968 to 1996    


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    Flight Deck:
    Call Sign: NWUO


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    History of US AE-27 USS Butte

    1965-mar-30Ordered
    1966-jul-21Laid down
    1967-aug-9Launched
    1968-dec-14Commissioned
    1996-jun-3Decommissioned
    1996-jun-3Fate: transferedto T-AE-27 USNS Butte

    History of US T-AE-27 USNS Butte

    2004-may-24Struck
    2006-jul-3Fate: sunkas a target by SSN USS San Juan

    Specifications

       

        from Kilauea class
    403crew
    11900light (tn)
    20000full load (tn)
    171length (m)
    25beam (m)
    9.40draught (m)
    20max speed (knots)
    22000power (shp)
    3Naval Engine boilers
    2Naval Engine steam turbines
    1Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
    1Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC
    1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-10

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    US United States Naval Aviation B-V 107M H-46 Sea Knight 22
    US United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky S-70 H-60 12

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Fore River Shipyard,



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