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COLONIAL (LSD 18)
DOCK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LSD 16 UIC: 03118
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/29/1992 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/01/1943 Commission Date: 05/15/1945
Keel Date: 08/01/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/28/1945 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 47.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 05/01/1945 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 47.2 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 10/15/1976
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 458 ft Waterline Length: 454 ft
Extreme Beam: 72 ft Waterline Beam: 72 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 18 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: none
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/28/2001
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