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USS IWO JIMA (LHD 7)
AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (MULTI-PURPOSE)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LHD 1 UIC: 23027
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 06/30/2001 Homeport: MAYPORT, FL
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Battle Force
Builder: Northrop Grumman Ship Systems Ingalls Operations
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/28/1995 Commission Date: 06/30/2001
Keel Date: 12/12/1997 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 03/25/2000 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 17.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 04/06/2001 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 16.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 847 ft Waterline Length: 778 ft
Extreme Beam: 118 ft Waterline Beam: 106 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 28 ft Draft Limit: 28 ft
Light Displacement: 28233 tons Full Displacement: 41684 tons
Dead Weight: 13451 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Geared Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 102
Enlisted: 1102
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard: Norfolk NSY, Portsmouth, VA
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: PMS 470
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/08/2014
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