GAGE (APA-168)


GAGE (APA-168)
Year Built
1944
Official Number
APA 168
Ship Yard
Oregon SB Co
General Type
Passenger Ship
Specific Type
Miscellaneous Navy
Ship Length
455.0 feet
Beam
62.00 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
4555 tons
Gross Tons
7612 tons
Cargo Capacity
--
Draft, Summer
24.00 feet
Draft, Lightweight
14.0 feet
Displacement, Summer
12386 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
6720 tons
Immersion, Summer
49.0 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
45.0 tons


Historical Narrative



The National Park Service completed a HAER survey, available in the Documents section, of Gage which contains a detailed history of the vessel.
Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event: Acquisition
Date: 1/1/0001

Event: Entry
Date: 11/24/1958

Event: Disposition
Date: 5/17/1984

(aka LPA 140 ? see memo)
Event: Withdrawl
Date: 5/17/1984

Event: Entry
Date: 7/1/1991

Event: Acquisition
Date: 7/1/1991

Event: Disposition
Date: 2/6/1997

W/D to NISMIF PORTSMOUTH
Event: Withdrawl
Date: 2/6/1997

Auth to NISMIF Portsmouth for SINKEX
Event: Entry
Date: 6/16/1998

Event: Acquisition
Date: 6/16/1998

Returned from NISMF Ports
Event: Acquisition
Date: 2/24/2001

MARAD accepted title for disposal.
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 2/24/2001

Event: Disposition
Date: 11/3/2003

Withdrawn from Program N, Navy SinkEX
Event: Withdrawl
Date: 11/3/2003

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 11/3/2003

Auth by NISMF for Navy SINKEX
Event:
Date: 9/3/2008

Event: Dismantlement Contract Awarded
Date: 6/29/2009

"Dismantlement Contract Awarded to ESCO Marine of Brownsville, TX."
Event: Ship name change
Date: 7/7/2009

Event: Homeport Change
Date: 7/23/2009

"Vessel was moved to Brownsville, TX as part of a dismantlement contract with ESCO Marine, Inc."
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/23/2009

Dismantled by Esco Marine, Inc in Brownsville TX.
Event: Withdrawl
Date: 12/21/2009


Ship Imagery


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Status Cards



Documents


Date Type Name Expand Download
7/10/2010 Gage_Memorandum_of_Agreement.pdf
12/13/2013 Gage_HAER_Report.pdf