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AUSTIN (LPD 4)
AMPHIBIOUS TRANSPORT DOCK
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LPD 4 UIC: 07175
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/10/2010 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard New York
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/21/1961 Commission Date: 02/06/1965
Keel Date: 02/04/1963 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/27/1964 Decommission Date: 09/27/2006
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 46.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
41.0
Delivery Date: 02/05/1965 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 45.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 09/27/2006
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 569 ft Waterline Length: 548 ft
Extreme Beam: 105 ft Waterline Beam: 84 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 22 ft Draft Limit: 23 ft
Light Displacement: 9201 tons Full Displacement: 16914 tons
Dead Weight: 7713 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 29
Enlisted: 459
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: LPD 15 USS PONCE RECLASSIFIED AS AFSB(I) 15 USS PONCE, EFFECTIVE MARCH 31, 2012.
Last Updated: 10/05/2010
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