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USS WHIDBEY ISLAND (LSD 41)
DOCK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LSD 41 UIC: 21218
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 02/09/1985 Homeport: NORFOLK, VA (LITTLE CREEK)
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Battle Force
Builder: Lockheed Shipbuilding & Construction Co.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/09/1981 Commission Date: 02/09/1985
Keel Date: 08/04/1981 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/10/1983 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 34.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 01/08/1985 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 32.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 610 ft Waterline Length: 580 ft
Extreme Beam: 84 ft Waterline Beam: 84 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 20 ft Draft Limit: 21 ft
Light Displacement: 11471 tons Full Displacement: 16360 tons
Dead Weight: 4889 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 22
Enlisted: 356
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard: Puget Sound NSY, Bremerton, WA
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: PMS 470
Comments:
Last Updated: 04/03/2012
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