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MELLETTE (APA 156)
(ex - MCV 122)
ATTACK TRANSPORT
VESSEL STATUS
Class: APA 117 UIC: 01456
Status: Disposed of, resold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 03/01/1988 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Oregon Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 04/20/1943 Commission Date: 09/27/1944
Keel Date: 06/03/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/04/1944 Decommission Date: 06/18/1955
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 43.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
11.0
Delivery Date: 09/26/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 43.5 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/01/1960
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 455 ft Waterline Length: 437 ft
Extreme Beam: 62 ft Waterline Beam: 62 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 24 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 7190 tons Full Displacement: 10680 tons
Dead Weight: 3490 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Turbine Reduction Gears
Accommodations: Officers: 157
Enlisted: 1935
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 11/27/2000
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