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GEIGER (AP 197)
(ex - MC 2915, PRESIDENT ADAMS)
TRANSPORT
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AP 196 UIC: 08297
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 01/01/1983 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: New York Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/01/1948 Commission Date: 09/01/1952
Keel Date: 08/01/1949 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 10/01/1950 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 32.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 09/01/1952 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 30.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 04/01/1983
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 534 ft Waterline Length: 500 ft
Extreme Beam: 73 ft Waterline Beam: 73 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 27 ft Draft Limit: 27 ft
Light Displacement: 11225 tons Full Displacement: 17630 tons
Dead Weight: 6405 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 420
Enlisted: 1754
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: AP-197 WAS XFERRED TO MARITIME ADMIN 4/27/1971 AND LAID UP. LOANED TO MASS MARITIME ACADEMY 1980 AND RENAMED BAY STATE. FOLLOWING A SERIOUS ENGINE ROOM FIRE 12/1981 VESSEL WAS SCRAPPED IN 1983.
Last Updated: 10/08/2003
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