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TARAWA (LHA 1)

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (GENERAL PURPOSE)

UIC:20550
Class:LHA 1 Fleet:
Status:Inactive, Out of Commission, in reserve Homeport:
Date status changed:03/31/2009 Berth:
Maintenance Category:B
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: INGALLS SB INC MS
Delivery Date:05/14/1976
Award Date:05/01/1969 Age (since delivery):39.2 years
Keel Date:11/15/1971 Commission Date:05/29/1976
Launch Date:12/01/1973 Inactivation Date:03/31/2009
Age (since launch)41.6 years Decommission Date:03/31/2009
Years from Commission to Decommission: 32.8
Stricken Date:

Overall Length: 820 ft Waterline Length:778 ft
Extreme Beam:106 ft Waterline Beam:106 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:27 ft Draft Limit:27 ft
Light Displacement:26255 tons Full Displacement:39925 tons
Dead Weight:13670 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 86 Enlisted: 979

Remarks: TARAWA, LHA 1 HELD A DECOMMISSIONING CERMONY ON 4 DEC 08. SHE WILL OFFICIALLY DE
COMMISSION ON 31 MAR 09.







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Last updated 03/31/2009
 

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