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JASON (AR 8)
(ex - AR 8, ARH 1)
REPAIR SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AR 5 UIC: 08810
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 01/14/2008 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: LOS ANGELES SB&DD
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 11/04/1940 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 03/09/1942 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/03/1943 Decommission Date: 06/24/1995
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 64.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 06/19/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 63.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/24/1995
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 530 ft Waterline Length: 520 ft
Extreme Beam: 73 ft Waterline Beam: 73 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 22 ft Draft Limit: 26 ft
Light Displacement: 9530 tons Full Displacement: 14514 tons
Dead Weight: 4984 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 72
Enlisted: 906
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: CONTRACT WAS AWARDED ON NOV 06 TO DISMANTLE AR 8 JASON AT MARINE METAL, INC., BROWNSVILLE, TX. FULLY DISMANTLED 14 JAN 08.
Last Updated: 03/20/2009
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