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GOPHER STATE (ACS 4)
(ex - EXPORT LEADER (MA 257))
CRANE SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: ACS 4 UIC: 21809
Status: Special, MARAD titled ship, assigned to the Ready Reserve Force (RRF), listed here as part of the U.S. Navy Ship Forces. Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 10/12/1987 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth: Newport News, VA
Force: Strategic Sealift Force
Builder: Bath Iron Works Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 10/20/1970 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 07/26/1971 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/08/1972 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 45.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 01/22/1973 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 44.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 610 ft Waterline Length: 581 ft
Extreme Beam: 78 ft Waterline Beam: 78 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 31 ft Draft Limit: 33 ft
Light Displacement: 13900 tons Full Displacement: 31500 tons
Dead Weight: 17600 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard: Maritime Administration (MARAD)
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 08/16/2016
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