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CAPE FLATTERY (AK 5070)
(ex - DELTA NORTE (MA 260))
CARGO SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AK 981 UIC: 47068
Status: Special, MARAD titled ship, assigned to the Ready Reserve Force (RRF), listed here as part of the U.S. Navy Ship Forces. Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/14/1987 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth: Beaumont Reserve Fleet, Beaumont, TX
Force: Strategic Sealift Force
Builder: Avondale Marine Ways Inc.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 05/19/1971 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 02/10/1972 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/19/1973 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 44.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 09/12/1973 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 44.1 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 894 ft Waterline Length: 797 ft
Extreme Beam: 100 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 36 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 18900 tons Full Displacement: 57150 tons
Dead Weight: 38250 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: 09/27/2017
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