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PORTLAND (LSD 37)
DOCK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LSD 36 UIC: 20012
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/25/2004 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/25/1966 Commission Date: 10/03/1970
Keel Date: 09/21/1967 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/20/1969 Decommission Date: 08/04/2003
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 34.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
33.0
Delivery Date: 08/01/1970 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 33.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/08/2004
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 553 ft Waterline Length: 540 ft
Extreme Beam: 84 ft Waterline Beam: 84 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 19 ft Draft Limit: 20 ft
Light Displacement: 8615 tons Full Displacement: 14181 tons
Dead Weight: 5566 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 26
Enlisted: 396
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/14/2009
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