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FORT FISHER (LSD 40)

DOCK LANDING SHIP

UIC:20015
Class:LSD 36 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Homeport:
Date status changed:01/14/2011 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: GENERAL DYN/QUINCY
Delivery Date:11/08/1972
Award Date:05/02/1967 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):38.2 years
Keel Date:07/15/1970 Commission Date:12/09/1972
Launch Date:04/22/1972 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)38.8 years Decommission Date:02/27/1998
Years from Commission to Decommission: 25.2
Stricken Date: 02/27/1998

Overall Length: 553 ft Waterline Length:540 ft
Extreme Beam:84 ft Waterline Beam:84 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:20 ft Draft Limit:20 ft
Light Displacement:8714 tons Full Displacement:14227 tons
Dead Weight:5513 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 52 Enlisted: 742

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