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WAHKIAKUM COUNTY (LST 1162)
TANK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LST 1156 UIC: 58162
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/29/1992 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/13/1951 Commission Date: 08/13/1953
Keel Date: 07/21/1952 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 01/23/1953 Decommission Date: 10/16/1970
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 39.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
17.0
Delivery Date: 08/13/1953 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 38.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 11/01/1973
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 384 ft Waterline Length: 370 ft
Extreme Beam: 56 ft Waterline Beam: 56 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 17 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: ESCO MARINE, INC., BROWNSVILLE, TX WAS AWARDED A CONTRACT FOR THE DISMANTLING AND RECYCLING OF THE LST-1162, EX-WAHKIAKUM COUNTY ON 21 JUL 05.
Last Updated: 09/01/2005
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