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USS TORTUGA (LSD 46)
DOCK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LSD 41 UIC: 21562
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 11/17/1990 Homeport: NORFOLK, VA (LITTLE CREEK)
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Battle Force
Builder: Avondale Industries
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 11/26/1984 Commission Date: 11/17/1990
Keel Date: 03/23/1987 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/15/1988 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 29.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 09/07/1990 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 27.1 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: 21 ft Draft Limit: 21 ft
Light Displacement: 11471 tons Full Displacement: 16568 tons
Dead Weight: 5097 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: 07/23/2015
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