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TUSCALOOSA (LST 1187)
TANK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LST 1179 UIC: 20026
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/14/2014 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: National Steel & Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/15/1966 Commission Date: 10/24/1970
Keel Date: 11/23/1968 Inactivation Date: 02/18/1994
Launch Date: 09/06/1969 Decommission Date: 02/18/1994
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 44.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
24.0
Delivery Date: 09/11/1970 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 43.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 12/01/2008
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: 4992 tons Full Displacement: 8594 tons
Dead Weight: 3602 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 32
Enlisted: 585
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 04/07/2016
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