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OKINAWA (LPH 3)
AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (HELICOPTER)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LPH 2 UIC: 07351
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 06/06/2002 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Philadelphia
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 10/24/1958 Commission Date: 04/14/1962
Keel Date: 04/01/1960 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/19/1961 Decommission Date: 12/17/1992
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 40.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
30.0
Delivery Date: In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 12/17/1992
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 598 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 13356 tons Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 06/07/2002
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