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CAPE ANN (AK 5009)
(ex - AFRICAN MERCURY (MA 105), MERCURY)
CARGO SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AK 458 UIC: 21717
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 12/19/2002 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth: James River Reserve Fleet, Fort Eustis, VA
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/22/1960 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 09/18/1961 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/07/1962 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 40.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 12/21/1962 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 40.0 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 572 ft Waterline Length: 541 ft
Extreme Beam: 75 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 30 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 7380 tons Full Displacement: 20110 tons
Dead Weight: 12730 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: 04/06/2007
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