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SEALION (LPSS 315)
(ex - APSS 315)
AMPHIBIOUS TRANSPORT SUBMARINE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LPSS 313 UIC: 05315
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/08/1978 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/06/1942 Commission Date: 03/08/1944
Keel Date: 02/25/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 10/31/1943 Decommission Date: 02/20/1970
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 34.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
26.0
Delivery Date: 03/07/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 34.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/15/1977
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 312 ft Waterline Length: 307 ft
Extreme Beam: 27 ft Waterline Beam: 25 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 18 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 1590 tons Full Displacement: 2090 tons
Dead Weight: 500 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel
Accommodations: Officers: 13
Enlisted: 148
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/28/2001
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