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USS Haleakala (AE 25)

- decommissioned -


USS HALEAKALA was the fifth and final ship in the SURIBACHI - class of Ammunition Ships. The ship was named after the extinct volcano located on the eastern end of the island of Maui, Hawaii, meaning House of the Sun.

Decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on December 10, 1993, the HALEAKALA was later disposed of by title transfer to the Maritime Administration on March 28, 1994, and was subsequently scrapped.

General Characteristics:Awarded: August 23, 1956
Keel laid: February 3, 1958
Launched: February 17, 1959
Commissioned: November 3, 1959
Decommissioned: December 10, 1993
Builder: Bethlehem Steel, Shipyard Inc., Sparrows Point, Md.
Propulsion system: Two boilers, geared turbines, one shaft, 16,000 shaft horsepower
Length: 511 feet (155.75 meters)
Beam: 72 feet (22 meters)
Draft: 29 feet (8.8 meters)
Displacement: approx. 17,450 tons full load
Speed: 20 knots
Aircraft: helo platform only
Armament: 4 3-inch/50-caliber guns
Crew: 19 Officers and 324 Enlisted


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS HALEAKALA. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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