LAUDERDALE (APA-179)


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Year Built
1944
Official Number
Ship Yard
Oregon Shipbuilding Company
General Type
Military
Specific Type
AP/APA/LPA
MARAD Type
VC2-S-AP5
Ship Length
459.0 feet
Beam
63.00 feet
Mast Height
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Net Tons
--
Gross Tons
8000 tons
Cargo Capacity
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Draft, Summer
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Draft, Lightweight
14.0 tons
Displacement, Summer
12450 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
6660 tons
Immersion, Summer
49.0 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
45.0 tons
Fate
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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 5/2/1946

Event: Acquisition
Date: 11/12/1992

Reimbursable custody title transfer to MARAD on 11/12/92.
Event: Downgrade to Non-retention
Date: 9/3/1997

Ship downgraded to non-retention status on 9/03/04.
Event: Departure for Scrapping
Date: 3/14/2005

"Ship departed on this date for scrapping at Sparrows Point, MD."
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 3/31/2005

Under Disposal Contract: 9/13/04
Event: Destruction
Date: 9/26/2005

Vessel officially destroyed via scrapping contract on this date.
Event: Withdrawal
Date: 9/26/2005


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