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SARASOTA (LPA 204)
(ex - APA 204)
AMPHIBIOUS TRANSPORT
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LPA 117 UIC:
Status: Disposed of by MARAD exchange Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/01/1982 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Permanite Metals Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: Commission Date: 08/16/1944
Keel Date: 04/11/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/14/1944 Decommission Date: 09/02/1955
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 37.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
11.0
Delivery Date: 08/16/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 37.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/01/1960
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 455 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 62 ft Waterline Beam: 62 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 24 ft Draft Limit: 24 ft
Light Displacement: 6873 tons Full Displacement: 14837 tons
Dead Weight: 7964 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 56
Enlisted: 480
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/05/2007
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