USS Shippingport (ARDM-4)

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USS Shippingport (ARDM-4) with USS Philadelphia (SSN-690) high and dry in her dock. Philadelphia was undergoing a routine hull inspection at Naval Sub Base, Groton, Connecticut
United States
Name: USS Shippingport (ARDM-4)
Builder: Bethlehem Steel, Shipyard, Sparrows Point, Maryland
Laid down: 5 April 1977
Launched: 2 September 1977
In service: 4 January 1979
Status: active, Naval Submarine Support Facility, New London, Connecticut as of 2010
General characteristics
Class & type: ARDM-1-class
Displacement: 5400 tons
Length: 492 ft 0 in (149.96 m)
Beam: 96 ft (29.3 m)
Propulsion: None

USS Shippingport (ARDM-4) is an ARDM-1-class Medium Auxiliary Repair Dry Dock. Laid down in 1977, she is still in service as of 2010 serving the Naval Submarine Support Facility, New London, Connecticut.