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VANCOUVER (LPD 2)
AMPHIBIOUS TRANSPORT DOCK
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LPD 1 UIC: 07171
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/29/2001 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth: Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, Benecia, CA
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard New York
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/30/1959 Commission Date: 05/11/1963
Keel Date: 11/19/1960 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/15/1962 Decommission Date: 03/31/1992
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 39.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
29.0
Delivery Date: 05/10/1963 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 38.5 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 04/08/1997
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 522 ft Waterline Length: 500 ft
Extreme Beam: 100 ft Waterline Beam: 84 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 23 ft Draft Limit: 23 ft
Light Displacement: 8650 tons Full Displacement: 14113 tons
Dead Weight: 5463 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 101
Enlisted: 1333
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/06/2001
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