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GUADALCANAL (LPH 7)
AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (HELICOPTER)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LPH 2 UIC: 07352
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/19/2005 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Philadelphia
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/21/1959 Commission Date: 07/20/1963
Keel Date: 09/01/1961 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 03/16/1963 Decommission Date: 08/31/1994
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 42.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
31.0
Delivery Date: 07/09/1963 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 41.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 08/31/1994
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 598 ft Waterline Length: 556 ft
Extreme Beam: 84 ft Waterline Beam: 84 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 28 ft Draft Limit: 30 ft
Light Displacement: 13465 tons Full Displacement: 19395 tons
Dead Weight: 5930 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 77
Enlisted: 737
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 10/05/2010
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