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Class: SEA LIFT (LSV 9)
Design: SCB 236, MA C4-ST-67a
Displacement (tons): 9,154 light, 21,480 full
Dimensions (feet): 540' e, 499' wl x 83' e/wl x 29' max nav
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (19xx) 4-20mm
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: Turbines, 2 screws
|9||SEA LIFT/METEOR||25 Jun 1963||Lockheed SB||19 May 1964||18 Apr 1965||19 May 1967|
|9||SEA LIFT/METEOR||T||30 Oct 1985/C||None?||1 Sep 1985||MA/T||25 Jun 2015|
In commission in MSC with a Navy crew to 1985, then to MA custody (RRF). NVR reports title transfer to MA 1 Sep 1985 but remained in NVR to at least Jan 1995.
|9||SEA LIFT/METEOR||167||FY 1963. (ex T-AK 278 1 Jun 1963). [Launch 17.4.65 NVR] To AKR 9 on 1 Jan 1969. Renamed METEOR 12 Sep 1975. To RDF 3 Apr 1980, deployed to the Indian Ocean in mid-1980 with Marine equipment as a near-term prepositioning ship. To MA custody 30 Oct 1985 (RRF at Los Angeles, RRF Hunters Point, RRF Oakland CA Oct 1996, to SBRF as RRF homeport 29 Feb 2000). From RRF to NDRF retention Jul 2006, to non-retention Jan 2008. BU completed 4 Apr 2016 by All Star Metals, LLC, Brownsville.|
Compiled: 13 Aug 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, VSC, NVR