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USNS MERCY (T-AH 19)
(ex - MA 299, ST. WORTH)
HOSPITAL SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AH 19 UIC: 21636
Status: Military Sealift Command (MSC) Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force Fleet: MSC U.S. PACIFIC COAST
Date Status Changed: 12/01/1986 Homeport: SAN DIEGO, CA
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: National Steel & Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/29/1973 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 12/01/1974 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/01/1975 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 42.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 02/01/1976 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 41.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 894 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 106 ft Waterline Beam: 106 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 33 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 24712 tons Full Displacement: 69360 tons
Dead Weight: 44648 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND
Planning Yard: Military Sealift Command
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: MSC
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/17/2015
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