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USS LEWIS B PULLER (ESB 3)
(ex - MLP 3)
EXPEDITIONARY SEA BASE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: ESB 3 UIC: 41038
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 08/17/2017 Homeport: NORFOLK, VA
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Battle Force
Builder: General Dynamics NASSCO
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/26/2012 Commission Date: 08/17/2017
Keel Date: 11/05/2013 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/06/2014 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 2.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 06/12/2015 In-Service Date: 06/12/2015
Age (since Delivery) 2.3 Out of Service Date: 08/17/2017
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 837 ft Waterline Length: 795 ft
Extreme Beam: 164 ft Waterline Beam: 164 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 28 ft Draft Limit: 33 ft
Light Displacement: 39900 tons Full Displacement: 78800 tons
Dead Weight: 38900 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Electric
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard: Military Sealift Command
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: 385
Comments: USNS Lewis B Puller (T-ESB 3) was placed in service with the Military Sealift Command on June 12, 2015 and placed out of Service on Aug 17, 2017. USS Lewis B Puller (ESB 3) was then Commissioned on Aug 17, 2017
Last Updated: 08/18/2017
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