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USS Kilauea (AE 26) on date
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Class: KILAUEA (AE 26)
Design: SCB-703.FY
Displacement (tons): 11,915 light, 20,169 full (AE 26)
Dimensions (feet): 564' oa, 540' wl x 81' e/wl x 31' max nav
Original armament: 8-3"/50 (4 twins)
Later armaments: (1977-80) 4-3"/50 (2 twins)
Complement: 28 officers, 375 enlisted (AE 26)
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: Turbines, 1 screw

Construction:
AENameOrdBuilderKeelLaunchComm
26KILAUEA30 Mar 1965Bethlehem Quincy10 Mar 19669 Aug 196710 Aug 1968
27BUTTE30 Mar 1965Bethlehem Quincy21 Jul 19669 Aug 196714 Dec 1968
28SANTA BARBARA26 Jan 1966Bethlehem Sparrows Point20 Dec 196623 Jan 196811 Jul 1970
29MOUNT HOOD26 Jan 1966Bethlehem Sparrows Point8 May 196717 Jul 19681 May 1971
32FLINT8 Mar 1968Ingalls4 Aug 19699 Nov 197020 Nov 1971
33SHASTA8 Mar 1968Ingalls10 Nov 19693 Apr 197126 Feb 1972
34MOUNT BAKER8 Mar 1968Ingalls5 Oct 197023 Oct 197122 Jul 1972
35KISKA8 Mar 1968Ingalls8 Apr 197111 Mar 197216 Dec 1972

Disposition:
AENameTInactStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
26KILAUEATr15 Sep 200815 Sep 200822 Jul 2012Target--
27BUTTETr24 May 200424 May 200430 Jun 2006Target--
28SANTA BARBARATr3 Aug 20053 Aug 200531 Oct 2006Navy sale--
29MOUNT HOOD10 Aug 199910 Aug 199929 Nov 2001MA/T4 Jun 2013
32FLINTTr8 Nov 20138 Nov 20138 May 2014MA/T24 Nov 2015
33SHASTATr7 Apr 20117 Apr 201111 Sep 2013MA/S--
34MOUNT BAKERTr2 Aug 20102 Aug 201023 Jul 2012MA/S--
35KISKATr13 Jan 201113 Jan 201130 May 2013MA/S--

Class Notes:
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Ship Notes:
AENameMANotes
26KILAUEAFY 1965. Decomm and to MSC 1 Oct 1980. Towed from San Francisco 28 Mar 2008, arrived at Pearl Harbor for layup in the Pacific Reserve Rleet in Aug 2008, then stricken pending use as target.
27BUTTEFY 1965. Decomm and to MSC 3 Jun 1996.
28SANTA BARBARAFY 1966. Decomm and to MSC 30 Sep 1998. Downgraded by MSC to planned disposal 3 Aug 2005 and stricken. Dismantling at Brownsville, TX probably completed 10 Oct 2007. [Sale from PHS, Navsource has 9 Nov 06]
29MOUNT HOODFY 1966. Transfer to MSC planned 1998 but cancelled. To MA custody 17 Aug 1999, MA accepted title 29 Nov 2001. Departed MA custody under domestic sale 21 Aug 2013.
32FLINTFY 1967. Decomm and to MSC 4 Aug 1995. Entered Beaumont reserve fleet and to MA custody 12 Dec 2013, title to MA 8 May 2014. Domestic sale contract concluded 24 Nov 2015 with All Star Metals LLC of Brownsville. Departed MA custody 8 Dec 2015 under the sale contract.
33SHASTAFY 1967. Decomm and to MSC 1 Oct 1997. Out of service with MSC 7 Apr 2011. Title to MA 11 Sep 2013 and then immediately to Int'l Shipbreaking for disposal.
34MOUNT BAKERFY 1968. [Or keel 10 May 1970.] Decomm and to MSC 18 Dec 1996. Title to MA 23 Jul 2012, ship then sold as domestic sale and withdrawn from MA custody same date.
35KISKAFY 1968. [Or keel 4 Aug 1971.] Decomm and to MSC 1 Aug 1996. [Title transfer in Navy but not MA records.] Dismantlement completed 20 Nov 2013 by ESCO Marine at Brownsville, TX.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 22 July 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, NVR, PHS