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CHARLESTON (LKA 113)
(ex - AKA 113)
AMPHIBIOUS CARGO SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LKA 113 UIC: 05844
Status: Stricken, to be disposed of Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/31/2015 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: X Berth: NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Philadelphia, PA
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/11/1965 Commission Date: 12/14/1968
Keel Date: 12/05/1966 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/02/1967 Decommission Date: 04/27/1992
Age (since Launch) 49.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
24.0
Delivery Date: 12/05/1968 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 48.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 08/31/2015
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 576 ft Waterline Length: 550 ft
Extreme Beam: 82 ft Waterline Beam: 82 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 27 ft Draft Limit: 28 ft
Light Displacement: 10455 tons Full Displacement: 19323 tons
Dead Weight: 8868 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 35
Enlisted: 377
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: NAVSEA INACTIVE SHIPS ON-SITE MAINTENANCE OFFICE, PHILADELPHIA, PA
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/08/2015
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