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WRIGHT (AVB 3)
(ex - MORMACSUN (MA 224), YOUNG AMERICA)
AVIATION LOGISTICS SUPPORT SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AVB 3 UIC: 21756
Status: Special, MARAD titled ship, assigned to the Ready Reserve Force (RRF), listed here as part of the U.S. Navy Ship Forces. Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 05/14/1986 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth: Baltimore, MD
Force: Strategic Sealift Force
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/30/1966 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 06/24/1968 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/29/1969 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 48.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 02/02/1970 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 47.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 602 ft Waterline Length: 560 ft
Extreme Beam: 90 ft Waterline Beam: 90 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 34 ft Draft Limit: 34 ft
Light Displacement: 8106 tons Full Displacement: 23800 tons
Dead Weight: 15694 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 08/16/2016
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