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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
Complement: ###
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: Turbines, 2 screws

Construction:
LSVNameOrdBuilderKeelLaunchSvc
9SEA LIFT/METEOR25 Jun 1963Lockheed SB19 May 196418 Apr 196519 May 1967

Disposition:
LSVNameTInact/CustStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
9SEA LIFT/METEORT30 Oct 1985/CNone?1 Sep 1985MA/T25 Jun 2015

Class Notes:
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.

Ship Notes:
LSVNameMANotes
9SEA LIFT/METEOR167FY 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.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 13 Aug 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, VSC, NVR