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SCHENECTADY (LST 1185)
TANK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LST 1179 UIC: 20024
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/23/2004 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: National Steel & Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/15/1966 Commission Date: 06/13/1970
Keel Date: 08/02/1968 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/24/1969 Decommission Date: 12/15/1993
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 35.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
23.0
Delivery Date: 05/01/1970 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 34.5 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/13/2001
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 523 ft Waterline Length: 500 ft
Extreme Beam: 70 ft Waterline Beam: 70 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 18 ft Draft Limit: 19 ft
Light Displacement: 5008 tons Full Displacement: 8590 tons
Dead Weight: 3582 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 32
Enlisted: 569
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/15/2005
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