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FORT FISHER (LSD 40)
DOCK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LSD 36 UIC: 20015
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 01/14/2011 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 05/02/1967 Commission Date: 12/09/1972
Keel Date: 07/15/1970 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/22/1972 Decommission Date: 02/27/1998
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 38.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
26.0
Delivery Date: 11/08/1972 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 38.2 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 02/27/1998
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: 8714 tons Full Displacement: 14227 tons
Dead Weight: 5513 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:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/14/2012
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