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GUAM (LPH 9)
AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (HELICOPTER)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LPH 2 UIC: 07178
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 10/16/2001 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Philadelphia
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/21/1961 Commission Date: 01/16/1965
Keel Date: 11/15/1962 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/22/1964 Decommission Date: 08/25/1998
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 37.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
33.0
Delivery Date: 01/04/1965 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 36.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 08/25/1998
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 598 ft Waterline Length: 556 ft
Extreme Beam: 84 ft Waterline Beam: 84 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 29 ft Draft Limit: 30 ft
Light Displacement: 13549 tons Full Displacement: 19217 tons
Dead Weight: 5668 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 77
Enlisted: 601
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/29/2015
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