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IWO JIMA (LPH 2)
AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (HELICOPTER)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LPH 2 UIC: 07350
Status: Disposed of, by Navy Sale Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 12/18/1995 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Puget Sound
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/30/1958 Commission Date: 08/26/1961
Keel Date: 04/02/1959 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/17/1960 Decommission Date: 07/14/1993
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 35.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
32.0
Delivery Date: 07/28/1961 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 34.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 09/24/1993
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: DISMANTLED AT INTERNATIONAL SHIPBREAKING LIMITED, BROWNSVILLE, TX. DATE UNKNOWN
Last Updated: 01/16/2007
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