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SUMTER (LST 1181)
TANK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LST 1179 UIC: 20020
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: 09/29/2000 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Philadelphia
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/29/1965 Commission Date: 06/20/1970
Keel Date: 11/14/1967 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/13/1969 Decommission Date: 09/30/1993
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 30.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
23.0
Delivery Date: 08/01/1970 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 30.1 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/23/2002
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: 5212 tons Full Displacement: 8815 tons
Dead Weight: 3603 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 17
Enlisted: 246
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: TAIWAN
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 08/26/2002
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