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BOXER (LPH 4)
(ex - CVS 21)
AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (HELICOPTER)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LPH 4 UIC: 03323
Status: Disposed of, by Navy Sale Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 03/13/1971 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/15/1941 Commission Date: 04/16/1945
Keel Date: 09/13/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/14/1944 Decommission Date: 12/01/1969
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 26.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
24.0
Delivery Date: 04/16/1945 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 25.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 12/01/1969
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 888 ft Waterline Length: 820 ft
Extreme Beam: 138 ft Waterline Beam: 93 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 30 ft Draft Limit: 30 ft
Light Displacement: 26556 tons Full Displacement: 36457 tons
Dead Weight: 9901 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Geared Turbines
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/02/2002
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