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SILAS BENT (AGS 26)
SURVEYING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AGS 26 UIC: 74027
Status: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, Foreign Assistance Act (FAA) Section 516, Southern Region Amendment Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/29/1999 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: American Shipbuilding Co.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 05/23/1963 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 03/02/1964 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/16/1964 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 35.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 07/23/1965 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 34.2 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 10/28/1999
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 285 ft Waterline Length: 265 ft
Extreme Beam: 48 ft Waterline Beam: 48 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 15 ft Draft Limit: 17 ft
Light Displacement: 1935 tons Full Displacement: 2580 tons
Dead Weight: 645 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Electric
Accommodations: Officers: 44
Enlisted: 34
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: TURKEY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 05/06/2002
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