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GEN NELSON M WALKER (AP 125)
(ex - MC 683)
TRANSPORT
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AP 120 UIC: 08225
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 12/23/1994 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bethlehem-Alameda Shipyard, Inc.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/16/1942 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 02/21/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/26/1944 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 50.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 04/24/1945 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 49.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 01/15/1981
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 609 ft Waterline Length: 573 ft
Extreme Beam: 76 ft Waterline Beam: 76 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 29 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 10798 tons Full Displacement: 22574 tons
Dead Weight: 11776 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Turbine Electric Drive
Accommodations: Officers: 460
Enlisted: 3971
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: ALL STAR METALS, BROWNSVILLE, TX WAS AWARDED A CONTRACT ON 9/27/04 TO DISMANTLE THE EX-GENERAL NELSON M. WALKER (AP-125).
Last Updated: 02/16/2011
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