GAGE (APA-168)


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Year Built
1944
Official Number
--
Shipyard
Oregon Shipbuilding Company
General Type
Military
Specific Type
AP/APA/LPA
MARAD Type
VC2-S-AP5
Ship Length
455 feet
Beam
62 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
4555 tons
Gross Tons
7612 tons
Cargo Capacity
--
Draft, Summer
24 tons
Draft, Lightweight
14 tons
Displacement, Summer
12386 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
6720 tons
Immersion, Summer
49 tons
Immersion, Lightweight
45 tons
Fate
Scrapped

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.


Vessel Name History

GAGE (APA-168)

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents
Name Download

Milestones


Event Date Content
Acquisition
(No Date)
Entry
11/24/1958
Disposition
5/17/1984 (aka LPA 140 ? see memo)
Withdrawl
5/17/1984
Entry
7/1/1991
Acquisition
7/1/1991
Disposition
2/6/1997 W/D to NISMIF PORTSMOUTH
Withdrawl
2/6/1997 Auth to NISMIF Portsmouth for SINKEX
Entry
6/16/1998
Acquisition
6/16/1998 Returned from NISMF Ports
Acquisition
2/24/2001 MARAD accepted title for disposal.
Interim Movement
2/24/2001
Disposition
11/3/2003 Withdrawn from Program N, Navy SinkEX
Withdrawl
11/3/2003
Interim Movement
11/3/2003 Auth by NISMF for Navy SINKEX

9/3/2008
Dismantlement Contract Awarded
6/29/2009 "Dismantlement Contract Awarded to ESCO Marine of Brownsville, TX."
Ship name change
7/7/2009
Homeport Change
7/23/2009 "Vessel was moved to Brownsville, TX as part of a dismantlement contract with ESCO Marine, Inc."
Interim Movement
7/23/2009 Dismantled by Esco Marine, Inc in Brownsville TX.
Withdrawl
12/21/2009

Ship Imagery


No images for this vessel



Status Cards



Documents


Date Type Name Download
7/10/2010 Gage_Memorandum_of_Agreement.pdf Default Generic Download Image
12/13/2013 Gage_HAER_Report.pdf Default Generic Download Image

Plans


No documents for this vessel


Shipwreck Information


No ship wreck information for this vessel