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POINT DEFIANCE (LSD 31)

DOCK LANDING SHIP

UIC:03131
Class:LSD 28 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Homeport:
Date status changed:12/18/1998 Berth:Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, Benecia, CA
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: INGALLS SB CORP/MS
Delivery Date:03/31/1955
Award Date:02/28/1952 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):43.8 years
Keel Date:11/23/1953 Commission Date:03/31/1955
Launch Date:09/28/1954 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)44.3 years Decommission Date:09/30/1983
Years from Commission to Decommission: 28.5
Stricken Date: 02/24/1992

Overall Length: 510 ft Waterline Length:500 ft
Extreme Beam:84 ft Waterline Beam:82 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:19 ft Draft Limit:19 ft
Light Displacement:6880 tons Full Displacement:12150 tons
Dead Weight:5270 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 43 Enlisted: 686

Custodian:MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET) Ships Program Manager:
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Last updated 01/25/1999
 

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