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CAPE MAY (AKR 5063)
(ex - ALMERIA LYKES (MA 242))
VEHICLE CARGO SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AK 882 UIC: 47562
Status: Special, MARAD titled ship, assigned to the Ready Reserve Force (RRF), listed here as part of the U.S. Navy Ship Forces. Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 03/14/1988 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth: Norfolk, VA
Force: Strategic Sealift Force
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 10/31/1968 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 03/03/1971 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/27/1972 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 45.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 09/26/1972 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 45.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 876 ft Waterline Length: 723 ft
Extreme Beam: 106 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 40 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 18900 tons Full Displacement: 55660 tons
Dead Weight: 36760 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard: Maritime Administration (MARAD)
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 11/03/2011
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