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USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3)

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (MULTI-PURPOSE)

UIC:21700
Class:LHD 1 Fleet:Atlantic
Status:Active, in commission Homeport:NORFOLK, VA
Date status changed:10/16/1993 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force:Battle Force MARAD Type:
Builder: INGALLS SB INC MS
Delivery Date:08/16/1993
Award Date:11/20/1987 Age (since delivery):21.9 years
Keel Date:02/06/1990 Commission Date:10/16/1993
Launch Date:03/26/1992 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)23.3 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:28078 tons Full Displacement:41684 tons
Dead Weight:13606 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

Last updated 03/06/2012
 

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