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ALGOL (LKA 54)
(ex - MC 1153, JAMES BAINES (AKA 54))
AMPHIBIOUS CARGO SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LKA 54 UIC: 01254
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 10/26/1989 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder:
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/11/1942 Commission Date: 07/21/1944
Keel Date: 12/10/1942 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/17/1943 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 46.7 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 11/27/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 45.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 01/01/1977
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material:
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/10/2001
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