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USS MOUNT WHITNEY (LCC 20)
(ex - AGC 20)
COMMAND SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LCC 19 UIC: 20001
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 01/16/1971 Homeport: GAETA, ITALY
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Support Force
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/22/1966 Commission Date: 01/16/1971
Keel Date: 01/08/1969 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 01/08/1970 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 47.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 12/18/1970 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 46.7 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: 25 ft
Light Displacement: 12435 tons Full Displacement: 18874 tons
Dead Weight: 6439 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: MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND
Planning Yard: Puget Sound NSY, Bremerton, WA
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: PMS 470
Comments: MSC ASSUMED NAVIGATIONAL OPERATION OF THE SHIP 20 SEP 04. NAVIGATION, DECK, ENGINEERING, LAUNDRY AND GALLEY SERVICES PROVIDED BY MSC CIVILSERVICE MARINERS. COMMANDED BY A NAVY OFFICER. NAVY MISSION CREW.
Last Updated: 03/20/2014
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