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HOOPER ISLAND (ARG 17)
(ex - MCE 2682, BERT MCDOWELL)
INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE REPAIR SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: ARG 2 UIC:
Status: Stricken, to be disposed of by transfer to government agencies, activities, foreign countries (not SAP), MARAD, Sea Scouts, etc. Fleet:
Date Status Changed: Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bethlehem Fairfield Shipyard, Inc.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/08/1943 Commission Date: 07/13/1945
Keel Date: 09/16/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 10/18/1944 Decommission Date: 07/15/1959
Age (since Launch) 72.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
14.0
Delivery Date: 10/30/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 72.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/01/1960
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 422 ft Waterline Length: 416 ft
Extreme Beam: 57 ft Waterline Beam: 57 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 23 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 5400 tons Full Displacement: 9860 tons
Dead Weight: 4460 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel
Accommodations: Officers: 32
Enlisted: 527
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/26/2012
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