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FORT SNELLING (LSD 30)
DOCK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LSD 28 UIC: 03130
Status: Disposed of, by Navy Sale Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/25/1995 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/28/1952 Commission Date: 01/24/1955
Keel Date: 08/17/1953 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/16/1954 Decommission Date: 09/05/1984
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 41.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
29.0
Delivery Date: 01/24/1955 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 40.6 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: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/23/1999
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