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AMERICAN EXPLORER (AOT 165)
(ex - MA 53, AO 165)
TRANSPORT OILER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AOT 165 UIC: 04998
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 10/01/1994 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/01/1956 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 07/01/1957 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/01/1958 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 36.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 10/01/1959 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 35.0 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 615 ft Waterline Length: 600 ft
Extreme Beam: 80 ft Waterline Beam: 80 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 35 ft Draft Limit: 35 ft
Light Displacement: 8402 tons Full Displacement: 32628 tons
Dead Weight: 24226 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 16
Enlisted: 37
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: SHIP DEPARTED MARAD ON 13 AUG 08 TO SOUTHERN SCRAP MATERIAL CO.
Last Updated: 03/20/2009
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