U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command

Ship Donation Program Office (PMS 333B)
1333 Isaac Hull Avenue, S.E., Stop 2701
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20376-2701
(202) 781-0498
Fax: (202) 781-4721
Email: christina.wenderoth@navy.mil
Christina Wenderoth, Donation Manager
http://www.navsea.navy.mil/teamships/Inactiveships/default.aspx

This office manages the donation of U.S. Navy ships at no cost to the Government in accordance with federal statute Title 10 U.S.C. 7306. It also manages a material donation program and an inspection program for the donation ships.

The Navy Inactive Ships Office (SEA 21I) manages U.S. Navy ships and craft that have reached the natural end of their lifecycle. (SEA 21I) is responsible for the planning, programming, budgeting, and execution of the Navy’s inactivation and disposal of conventionally powered surface ships and craft.

Objectives:
Supporting the Fleet with responsive services for inactivation and equipment/material recovery
Equipment Removal System Process for Navy item/inventory managers
Reducing the inactive ship inventory using all tools available in a cost-effective manner
Maintaining compliance with environmental and occupational safety regulations
Continuing improvement toward cost efficiencies

Mission Statement:
The Navy Inactive Ships Office commits to:
Work with International Fleet Support Office (PMS 326) to transfer assets to friendly foreign navies
Transition ships from the Fleet for storage and disposal
Preserve our naval heritage through ship donations
Enhance marine ecosystems through artificial reefing
Protect the environment through ship dismantling and recycling

Accomplishments:  The Navy has successfully reduced its inventory of inactive conventionally-powered ships from nearly 200 in 1997 to approximately 50 today.

This office manages the donation of U.S. Navy ships at no cost to the Government in accordance with federal statute Title 10 U.S.C. 7306. It also manages a material donation program and an inspection program for the donation ships.


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