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Norwegian Ellida (ARB 13) converted but still wearing her LST hull number (Navsource).
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Class: Norwegian ELLIDA (ARB 13, ex LST)
Design: Navy LST 1
Displacement (tons): 3,500 full
Dimensions (feet): 323' oa x 50' x 12'
Armament: 12-40mm (two quads and two twins), 12-20mm (six twins)
Accommodations: 375
Speed (kts.): 11
Propulsion (HP): 1,800
Machinery: Geared diesel, 2 screws

Construction:
ARBNameReclasBuilderKeelLaunchRecomm
13Norwegian ELLIDA1952Dravo, Pittsburgh20 Aug 194316 Oct 1943--

Disposition:
ARBNameTDecommStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
13Norwegian ELLIDA--8 Sep 195214 Nov 1952Trf--

Class Notes:
On 6 Jun 1951 directed to be converted to ARB and transferred to Norway. Contract 21 Feb 1952 with Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Co. for the conversion. Bow rebuilt without doors. Ready for transfer 10 Sep 1952.

Ship Notes:
ARBNameMANotes
13Norwegian ELLIDAex-LST 50. Transferred to Norway 14 Nov 1952 at Seattle as ELLIDA, supported Norwegian submarines. Returned 1 Jul 1960, transferred 16 Sep 1960 at Bergen to Greece as SAKIPIS. Used to support the fleet and supplement the repair capacity of the naval yards. Decomm. 20 May 1977.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 31 Jul 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, PHS