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USS WASP (LHD 1)

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (MULTI-PURPOSE)

UIC:21560
Class:LHD 1 Fleet:Atlantic
Status:Active, in commission Homeport:NORFOLK, VA
Date status changed:07/06/1989 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force:Battle Force MARAD Type:
Builder: INGALLS SB INC MS
Delivery Date:05/05/1989
Award Date:02/28/1984 Age (since delivery):27.0 years
Keel Date:05/30/1985 Commission Date:07/06/1989
Launch Date:08/04/1987 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)28.8 years Decommission Date:
Years from Commission to Decommission:
Stricken Date:

Overall Length: 847 ft Waterline Length:778 ft
Extreme Beam:118 ft Waterline Beam:106 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:28 ft Draft Limit:28 ft
Light Displacement:28050 tons Full Displacement:41684 tons
Dead Weight:13634 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Geared Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 102 Enlisted: 1102

Custodian:US NAVY Ships Program Manager:470
Planning Yard: Norfolk NSY, Portsmouth, VA

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