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METEOR (AKR 9)
(ex - MA 167, SEA LIFT (LSV 9))
VEHICLE CARGO SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AKR 9 UIC: 01938
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/01/1985 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth: Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, Benecia, CA
Force:
Builder: Lockheed Shipbuilding & Construction Co.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/25/1963 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 05/19/1964 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/17/1965 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 20.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 04/25/1967 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 18.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 540 ft Waterline Length: 499 ft
Extreme Beam: 83 ft Waterline Beam: 83 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 29 ft Draft Limit: 29 ft
Light Displacement: 9154 tons Full Displacement: 21480 tons
Dead Weight: 12326 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/16/2007
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