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USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19)
(ex - AGC 19)
COMMAND SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LCC 19 UIC: 05840
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. PACIFIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 11/14/1970 Homeport: YOKOSUKA, JAPAN
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Support Force
Builder: Naval Shipyard Philadelphia
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/31/1964 Commission Date: 11/14/1970
Keel Date: 02/27/1967 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 01/04/1969 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 48.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 02/11/1971 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 46.5 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 634 ft Waterline Length: 580 ft
Extreme Beam: 108 ft Waterline Beam: 82 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 27 ft Draft Limit: 29 ft
Light Displacement: 13038 tons Full Displacement: 18874 tons
Dead Weight: 5836 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 52
Enlisted: 790
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard: Puget Sound NSY, Bremerton, WA
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: PMS 470
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/20/2014
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