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SARASOTA (APA 204)
(ex - MCV 552)
ATTACK TRANSPORT
VESSEL STATUS
Class: APA 117 UIC: 01734
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/01/1979 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Permanite Metals Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: Commission Date: 08/16/1944
Keel Date: 04/11/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/14/1944 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 35.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 08/16/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 35.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 455 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 62 ft Waterline Beam: 62 ft
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit: 24 ft
Light Displacement: 6873 tons Full Displacement: 14837 tons
Dead Weight: 7964 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 56
Enlisted: 480
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 04/16/2001
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