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CORPUS CHRISTI BAY (ARVH 1)
(ex - ALBEMARLE (AV 5))
AIRCRAFT REPAIR SHIP, HELICOPTER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: ARVH 1 UIC: 01705
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/17/1975 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: New York Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 10/14/1938 Commission Date: 12/20/1940
Keel Date: 06/12/1939 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/13/1940 Decommission Date: 10/21/1960
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 35.0 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
20.0
Delivery Date: 12/20/1940 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 34.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 12/31/1974
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 529 ft Waterline Length: 508 ft
Extreme Beam: 69 ft Waterline Beam: 69 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 21 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 9090 tons Full Displacement: 13630 tons
Dead Weight: 4540 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Geared Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 114
Enlisted: 802
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/28/2001
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