MERCY STATISTICS

Mercy-Class Hospital Ship:
  • Keel Laid: NASSCO, San Diego, California - 1976 (As SS Worth)
  • Conversion: NASSCO, San Diego, California - 1984 to 1986
  • Delivery to US Navy: November 8, 1986
  • Propulsion System: Two Foster Wheeler Steam Generating Boilers with GE Turbines
  • Propellers and Shafts: One
  • General Purpose Operating Suites: Eleven
  • Interventional Radiology Suites: One
  • Blood Bank Capacity: Five Thousand Units
  • Personnel Elevators: Ten
  • Patient Wards: Fifteen
  • Intensive Care Beds: Eighty
  • Overall Length: 894 Feet
  • Overall Width: 106 Feet
  • Full Load Displacement: 63,000+ Tons
  • Accommodations: 1,300+ Personnel
  • Meals Each Day: Capable of 7,000+
  • Fresh Water Produced Daily: 200,000+ Gallons