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THOMASTON (LSD 28)
DOCK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LSD 28 UIC: 03128
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 12/18/1998 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth: Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, Benecia, CA
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/28/1952 Commission Date: 09/17/1954
Keel Date: 03/02/1953 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/09/1954 Decommission Date: 09/28/1984
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 44.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
30.0
Delivery Date: 09/17/1954 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 44.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 02/24/1992
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 510 ft Waterline Length: 500 ft
Extreme Beam: 84 ft Waterline Beam: 82 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 19 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 8899 tons Full Displacement: 11525 tons
Dead Weight: 2626 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 50
Enlisted: 642
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/25/1999
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