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GAGE (APA 168)
(ex - MCV 134)
ATTACK TRANSPORT
VESSEL STATUS
Class: APA 117 UIC: 23179
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 02/24/2001 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Oregon Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 04/20/1943 Commission Date: 11/12/1944
Keel Date: 08/13/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 10/14/1944 Decommission Date: 02/26/1947
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 56.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
3.0
Delivery Date: 11/11/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 56.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 10/01/1958
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: 139
Enlisted: 1952
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: GAGE (APA 168) DEPARTED JRRF 23 JUL 09 UNDER DISMANTLEMENT CONTRACT WITH ESCO MARINE, BROWNSVILLE, TX. DISMANTLING COMPLETE ON 21 DEC 10.
Last Updated: 09/18/2009
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