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USNS WALLY SCHIRRA (T-AKE 8)



DRY CARGO AND AMMUNITION SHIP
UIC: 23198 Class: AKE 1 Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Status: Military Sealift Command (MSC) Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force Homeport: SAN DIEGO, CA
Date status Changed: 09/01/2009 Berth:
Force: Support Force Maintenance Category:
Builder: National Steel & Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/11/2005 Delivery Date: 09/01/2009 Decommission Date:
Keel Date: 04/14/2008 Age (since Delivery) 7.3 Years from Commission to Decommission:
Launch Date: 03/08/2009 Commission Date:
Age (since Launch) 7.8 Inactivation Date: Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 689 ft Extreme Beam: 106 ft Waterline Beam: 106 ft
Waterline Length: 654 ft Max Navigational Draft: 30 ft Draft Limit: 31 ft
Light Displacement: 26118 tons Full Displacement: 42528 tons Dead Weight: 16410 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1 No. of Waterjets: Propulsion Type: Diesel Electric
Accommodations: Officers: 36 Enlisted: 161
Custodian: MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND Ships Program Manager: 325
Planning Yard: Military Sealift Command Nuclear
Planning Yard:
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Last Updated: 03/20/2014
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