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MARS (AFS 1)
COMBAT STORE SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AFS 1 UIC: 05831
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/15/2006 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: National Steel & Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 05/09/1961 Commission Date: 12/21/1963
Keel Date: 05/05/1962 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/15/1963 Decommission Date: 02/01/1993
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 43.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
30.0
Delivery Date: 12/18/1963 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 42.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 05/24/2004
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 581 ft Waterline Length: 530 ft
Extreme Beam: 79 ft Waterline Beam: 79 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 27 ft Draft Limit: 28 ft
Light Displacement: 9852 tons Full Displacement: 17381 tons
Dead Weight: 7529 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 42
Enlisted: 445
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 07/17/2006
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