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NEWPORT (LST 1179)

TANK LANDING SHIP

UIC:58179
Class:LST 1179 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, cash sale, ex-US fleet hull foreign military sale case number assigned Homeport:
Date status changed:05/23/2001 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NAV SY/PHILADELPHA
Delivery Date:09/12/1969
Award Date:12/29/1964 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):31.7 years
Keel Date:11/01/1966 Commission Date:06/07/1969
Launch Date:02/03/1968 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)33.3 years Decommission Date:10/01/1992
Years from Commission to Decommission: 23.3
Stricken Date: 07/13/2001

Overall Length: 522 ft Waterline Length:500 ft
Extreme Beam:70 ft Waterline Beam:70 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:19 ft Draft Limit:19 ft
Light Displacement:5190 tons Full Displacement:8792 tons
Dead Weight:3602 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 13 Enlisted: 227

Custodian:MEXICO Ships Program Manager:
Planning Yard:

Last updated 08/31/2001
 

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