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MERCER (APL 39)
(ex - APL 39, APB 39, IX 502)
BARRACKS CRAFT (N-S-P)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: APB 35 UIC: 01659
Status: Active, in service Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 03/07/2001 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Boston
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/04/1944 Commission Date: 09/19/1945
Keel Date: 08/25/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/17/1944 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 73.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 09/18/1945 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 72.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 328 ft Waterline Length: 316 ft
Extreme Beam: 50 ft Waterline Beam: 50 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 14 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 2190 tons Full Displacement: 3640 tons
Dead Weight: 1450 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 39
Enlisted: 1300
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: COMPACFLT BERTHING & MESSING PROGRAM, PEARL HARBOR, HI
Planning Yard: Puget Sound NSY, Bremerton, WA
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: 325
Comments:
Last Updated: 11/09/2011
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