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BENJAMIN ISHERWOOD (AO 191)
FLEET REPLENISHMENT OILER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AO 187 UIC: 21440
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 02/01/1999 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth: James River Reserve Fleet, Fort Eustis, VA
Force:
Builder: Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 05/06/1985 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 07/12/1986 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/15/1988 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 10.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 12/29/1997
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 677 ft Waterline Length: 650 ft
Extreme Beam: 97 ft Waterline Beam: 97 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 35 ft Draft Limit: 35 ft
Light Displacement: 9500 tons Full Displacement: 40700 tons
Dead Weight: 31200 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: NEVER DELIVERED CONTRACT WAS TERMINATED 15 AUG 93.
Last Updated: 08/16/2016
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