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LANING (LPR 55)
(ex - DE 159, APD 55)
AMPHIBIOUS TRANSPORT, SMALL
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LPR 55 UIC: 02859
Status: Disposed of, by Navy Sale Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/01/1975 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Norfolk
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/10/1942 Commission Date: 08/01/1943
Keel Date: 04/23/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/04/1943 Decommission Date: 09/13/1957
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 32.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
14.0
Delivery Date: 08/18/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 32.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/01/1975
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 306 ft Waterline Length: 300 ft
Extreme Beam: 37 ft Waterline Beam: 36 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 9 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 1400 tons Full Displacement: 2130 tons
Dead Weight: 730 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/14/2002
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