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EPPING FOREST (MCS 7)
(ex - APM 4, LSD 4)
MINE COUNTERMEASURE SUPPORT SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: MCS 7 UIC: 03104
Status: Disposed of, by Navy Sale Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 10/30/1969 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Moore Dry Dock Co., Inc.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/02/1941 Commission Date: 10/11/1943
Keel Date: 11/23/1942 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/02/1943 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 26.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 10/11/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 26.0 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 11/01/1968
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 458 ft Waterline Length: 454 ft
Extreme Beam: 72 ft Waterline Beam: 72 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 18 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 4960 tons Full Displacement: 8700 tons
Dead Weight: 3740 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Skinner Unaflow Reciprocating Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 44
Enlisted: 433
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 05/11/2000
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