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MOUNT VERNON (LSD 39)
DOCK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LSD 36 UIC: 20014
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 06/16/2005 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/25/1966 Commission Date: 05/13/1972
Keel Date: 01/29/1970 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/17/1971 Decommission Date: 07/25/2003
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 34.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
31.0
Delivery Date: 04/01/1972 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 33.2 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: 20 ft Draft Limit: 20 ft
Light Displacement: 8762 tons Full Displacement: 14202 tons
Dead Weight: 5440 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 52
Enlisted: 742
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 11/07/2005
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