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BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3)
AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (GENERAL PURPOSE)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LHA 1 UIC: 20633
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/12/2006 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 11/15/1969 Commission Date: 09/23/1978
Keel Date: 03/05/1973 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/11/1977 Decommission Date: 10/28/2005
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 29.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
27.0
Delivery Date: 08/18/1978 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 27.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 10/28/2005
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 820 ft Waterline Length: 778 ft
Extreme Beam: 106 ft Waterline Beam: 106 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 27 ft Draft Limit: 27 ft
Light Displacement: 26520 tons Full Displacement: 40257 tons
Dead Weight: 13737 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 86
Enlisted: 871
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 07/17/2006
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