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SAIPAN (LHA 2)

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (GENERAL PURPOSE)

UIC:20632
Class:LHA 1 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Homeport:
Date status changed:02/23/2011 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: INGALLS SB INC MS
Delivery Date:08/11/1977
Award Date:11/15/1969 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):33.5 years
Keel Date:07/21/1972 Commission Date:10/15/1977
Launch Date:07/18/1974 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)36.6 years Decommission Date:04/25/2007
Years from Commission to Decommission: 29.5
Stricken Date: 04/25/2007

Overall Length: 820 ft Waterline Length:778 ft
Extreme Beam:106 ft Waterline Beam:106 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:28 ft Draft Limit:27 ft
Light Displacement:27165 tons Full Displacement:40891 tons
Dead Weight:13726 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 94 Enlisted: 920

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