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PENSACOLA (LSD 38)
DOCK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LSD 36 UIC: 20013
Status: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, cash sale, ex-US fleet hull foreign military sale case number assigned Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/30/1999 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/25/1966 Commission Date: 03/27/1971
Keel Date: 03/12/1969 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/11/1970 Decommission Date: 09/30/1999
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 29.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
28.0
Delivery Date: 03/01/1971 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 28.5 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 09/30/1999
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 553 ft Waterline Length: 540 ft
Extreme Beam: 84 ft Waterline Beam: 84 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 20 ft Draft Limit: 20 ft
Light Displacement: 8801 tons Full Displacement: 14362 tons
Dead Weight: 5561 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 60
Enlisted: 706
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: TAIWAN
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 12/16/1999
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