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CAPE GLOUCESTER (AKV 9)
(ex - CVHE 109)
CARGO SHIP AND AIRCRAFT FERRY
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AKV 8 UIC: 07336
Status: Disposed of, by Navy Sale Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/20/1972 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Todd Pacific Shipyards, Inc.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/25/1943 Commission Date: 03/05/1945
Keel Date: 01/10/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/12/1944 Decommission Date: 11/05/1946
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 28.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
1.0
Delivery Date: 03/05/1945 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 27.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 04/01/1971
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 557 ft Waterline Length: 525 ft
Extreme Beam: 104 ft Waterline Beam: 75 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 33 ft Draft Limit: 32 ft
Light Displacement: 10330 tons Full Displacement: 24560 tons
Dead Weight: 14230 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 122
Enlisted: 1048
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/02/2002
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