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NEWPORT (LST 1179)
TANK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LST 1179 UIC: 58179
Status: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, cash sale, ex-US fleet hull foreign military sale case number assigned Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/23/2001 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Philadelphia
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/29/1964 Commission Date: 06/07/1969
Keel Date: 11/01/1966 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/03/1968 Decommission Date: 10/01/1992
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 33.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
23.0
Delivery Date: 09/12/1969 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 31.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/13/2001
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 522 ft Waterline Length: 500 ft
Extreme Beam: 70 ft Waterline Beam: 70 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 19 ft Draft Limit: 19 ft
Light Displacement: 5190 tons Full Displacement: 8792 tons
Dead Weight: 3602 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 13
Enlisted: 227
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MEXICO
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 08/31/2001
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