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SHADWELL (LSD 15)
(ex - BAPM 7)
DOCK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LSD 13 UIC: 72056
Status: Stricken, to be disposed of Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/01/1976 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/10/1941 Commission Date: 07/24/1944
Keel Date: 01/17/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/24/1944 Decommission Date: 03/09/1970
Age (since Launch) 73.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
26.0
Delivery Date: 07/24/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 73.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 11/01/1976
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 458 ft Waterline Length: 454 ft
Extreme Beam: 72 ft Waterline Beam: 72 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 18 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 4960 tons Full Displacement: 8700 tons
Dead Weight: 3740 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 51
Enlisted: 531
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: NAVAL RESEARCH LABORATORY, WASHINGTON, DC
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: LSD 15 (SHADWELL) SERVES AS A TEST AND TRAINING PLATFORM IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF FIRE MODELS AND OTHER DAMAGE AND CONTROL SYSTEMS (PENDING DISPOSAL).
Last Updated: 02/16/2017
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