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USS Cimarron (AO 177)

- decommissioned -

USS CIMARRON was the lead ship of a class of five fleet oilers. Since decommissioning, the ship is laid-up at Suisun Bay, Calif. USS CIMARRON was last homeported in Pearl Harbor, Hi.

General Characteristics:Awarded: August 9, 1976
Keel laid: May 18, 1978
Launched: April 28, 1979
Commissioned: January 10, 1981
Decommissioned: December 15, 1998
Builder: Avondale Shipyards, Inc., New Orleans, LA
Propulsion system: two 600psi Boilers (Automated Steam)
Propellers: one
Length: 700 feet (213.4 meters)
Beam: 88 feet (26.8 meters)
Draft: 32 feet (9.7 meters)
Displacement: approx. 37,000 tons
Speed: 19 knots
Capacity: 150,000 barrels of fuel oil or aviation fuel and several tons of additional goods
Aircraft: none, but helicopter platform
Armament: two 20mm Phalanx CIWS
Crew:15 officers and 215 enlisted


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS CIMARRON. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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