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Aircraft Carriers - (CVN)

General Characteristics, Enterprise Class

Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, VA.
Date Deployed: November 25, 1961 (USS Enterprise).
Propulsion: Eight nuclear reactors, four shafts.
Length: 1,101 feet 2 inches (335.64 meters).
Beam: 133 feet (39.9 meters); 252 feet (75.6 meters).
Displacement: 89,600 tons ( 81,283.8 metric tons) full load.
Speed: 30+ knots (34.5 miles per hour).
Crew: Ship's Company: 3,350 - Air Wing 2,480.
Armament: Two Sea Sparrow missile launchers, three Phalanx 20 mm CIWS mounts.
Aircraft: 85.

USS Enterprise (CVN 65), Norfolk, VA DECOMISSIONED

General Characteristics, Nimitz Class

Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, VA.
Date Deployed: May 3, 1975 (USS Nimitz).
Unit Cost: About $4.5 billion each.
Propulsion: Two nuclear reactors, four shafts.
Length: 1,092 feet (332.85 meters).
Beam: 134 feet (40.84 meters); Flight Deck Width: 252 feet (76.8 meters).
Displacement: Approximately 97,000 tons (87,996.9 metric tons) full load.
Speed: 30+ knots (34.5+ miles per hour).
Crew: Ship's Company: 3,200 - Air Wing: 2,480.
Armament: Two or three (depending on modification) NATO Sea Sparrow launchers, 20mm Phalanx CIWS mounts: (3 on Nimitz and Dwight D. Eisenhower and 4 on Vinson and later ships of the class.).
Aircraft: 85.

USS Nimitz (CVN 68), San Diego, CA
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), Norfolk, VA
USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Newport News, VA
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Norfolk, VA
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), Everett, WA
USS George Washington (CVN 73), Yokosuka, Japan
USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), Bremerton, WA
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Norfolk, VA
USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), San Diego, CA
USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), Norfolk, VA

General Characteristics, Ford Class

Builder: Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding
Displacement: 112,000 tons[5]
Length: 1,106 ft (337 m)
Beam: 256 ft (78 m)
Height: nearly 250 ft (76 m)
Decks: 25
Installed power: Nuclear
Propulsion: 2 × A1B reactor
Speed: 30+ knots
Range: Unlimited distance; 20-25 years
Complement: 4,660
Armament: Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile
Rolling Airframe Missile
Close-in weapons system (CIWS)
Aircraft carried: More than 75

PCU Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), Norfolk, VA


Destroyers - (DDG)

General Characteristics, Arleigh Burke class

Builder: Bath Iron Works, Northrop Grumman Ship Systems
SPY-1 Radar and Combat System Integrator: Lockheed-Martin
Date Deployed: July 4, 1991 (USS Arleigh Burke)
Propulsion: Four General Electric LM 2500-30 gas turbines; two shafts, 100,000 total shaft horsepower.
Length: Flights I and II (DDG 51-78): 505 feet (153.92 meters)
Flight IIA (DDG 79 AF): 509½ feet (155.29 meters).
Beam: 59 feet (18 meters).
Displacement: DDG 51 through 71: 8,230 L tons (8,362.06 metric tons) full load DDG 72 through 78: 8,637 L tons (8,775.6 metric tons) full load DDG 79 and Follow: 9,496 L tons (9,648.40 metric tons) full load.
Speed: In excess of 30 knots.
Crew: 276
Armament: Standard Missile (SM-2MR); Vertical Launch ASROC (VLA) missiles; Tomahawk®; six MK-46 torpedoes (from two triple tube mounts); Close In Weapon System (CIWS), 5” MK 45 Gun, Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) (DDG 79 AF)
Aircraft: Two LAMPS MK III MH-60 B/R helicopters with Penguin/Hellfire missiles and MK 46/MK 50 torpedoes.


USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51), Norfolk, VA
USS Barry (DDG 52), Norfolk, VA
USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53), San Diego, CA
USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54), Yokosuka, Japan
USS Stout (DDG 55), Norfolk, VA
USS John S McCain (DDG 56), Yokosuka, Japan
USS Mitscher (DDG 57), Norfolk, VA
USS Laboon (DDG 58), Norfolk, VA
USS Russell (DDG 59), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Ramage (DDG 61), Norfolk, VA
USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), Yokosuka, Japan
USS Stethem (DDG 63), Yokosuka, Japan
USS Carney (DDG 64), Mayport, FL
USS Benfold (DDG 65), San Diego, CA
USS Gonzalez (DDG 66), Norfolk, VA
USS Cole (DDG 67), Norfolk, VA
USS The Sullivans (DDG 68), Mayport, FL
USS Milius (DDG 69), San Diego, CA
USS Hopper (DDG 70), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Ross (DDG 71), Norfolk, VA
USS Mahan (DDG 72), Norfolk, VA
USS Decatur (DDG 73), San Diego, CA
USS McFaul (DDG 74), Norfolk, VA
USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), Norfolk, VA
USS Higgins (DDG 76), San Diego, CA
USS O'kane (DDG 77), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Porter (DDG 78), Norfolk, VA
USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79), Norfolk, VA
USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), Mayport, FL
USS Winston S Churchill (DDG 81), Norfolk, VA
USS Lassen (DDG 82), Yokosuka, Japan
USS Howard (DDG 83), San Diego, CA
USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), Norfolk, VA
USS McCampbell (DDG 85), Yokosuka, Japan
USS Shoup (DDG 86), Everett, WA
USS Mason (DDG 87), Norfolk, VA
USS Preble (DDG 88), San Diego, CA
USS Mustin (DDG 89), Yokosuka, Japan
USS Chafee (DDG 90), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Pinckney (DDG 91), San Diego, CA
USS Momsen (DDG 92), Everett, WA
USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Nitze (DDG 94), Norfolk, VA
USS James E Williams (DDG 95), Norfolk, VA
USS Bainbridge (DDG 96), Norfolk, VA
USS Halsey (DDG 97), San Diego, CA
USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98), Norfolk, VA
USS Farragut (DDG 99), Mayport, FL
USS Kidd (DDG 100), San Diego, CA
USS Gridley (DDG 101), San Diego, CA
USS Sampson (DDG 102), San Diego, CA
USS Truxtun (DDG 103), Norfolk, VA
USS Sterett (DDG 104), San Diego, CA
USS Dewey (DDG 105), No homeport
USS Stockdale (DDG 106), San Diego, CA
PCU Gravely (DDG 107), No homeport
USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108 ), No homeport
PCU Jason Dunham (DDG 109), No homeport
PCU William P. Lawrence (DDG 110), No homeport
PCU Spruance (DDG 111), No homeport

Frigates - (FFG)

General Characteristics, Oliver Hazard Perry Class

Builder: Bath Iron Works: FFG 7, 8, 11, 13, 15, 16, 21, 24, 26, 29, 32, 34, 36, 39, 42, 45, 47, 49, 50, 53, 55, 56, 58, 59
Todd Shipyards, Seattle: FFG 10, 17, 18, 20, 22, 28, 31, 35, 37, 40, 44, 48, 52, 61
Todd Shipyards, San Pedro, Calif.: FFG 9, 12, 14, 19, 23, 30, 33, 38, 41, 43, 46, 51, 54, 57, 60.
Date Deployed: 17 December 1977 (Oliver Hazard Perry)
Propulsion: Two General Electric LM 2500 gas turbine engines; 1 shaft, 41,000 shaft horsepower total.
Length: 445 feet (133.5 meters); 453 feet (135.9 meters) with LAMPS III modification.
Beam: 45 feet (13.5 meters).
Displacement: 4,100 tons (4,165.80 metric tons) full load.
Speed: 29 plus knots (33.4+ miles per hour).
Crew: 17 Officers, 198 Enlisted.
Armament: Six MK-46 torpedoes(from two triple mounts); One 76 mm (3-inch)/62 caliber MK 75 rapid fire gun; One Phalanx close-in-weapons system.
Aircraft: Two SH-60 (LAMPS III) in FFG 8, 28, 29, 32, 33, 36-61
One SH-2 (Lamps Mk-I) in FFG 9-19, 30, 31.

USS McInerney (FFG 8), Mayport, FL
USS Boone (FFG 28), Mayport, FL
USS Stephen W. Groves (FFG 29), Mayport, FL
USS John L. Hall (FFG 32), Mayport, FL
USS Jarrett (FFG 33), San Diego, CA
USS Underwood (FFG 36), Mayport, FL
USS Crommelin (FFG 37), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Curts (FFG 38), San Diego, CA
USS Doyle (FFG 39), Mayport, FL
USS Halyburton (FFG 40), Mayport, FL
USS McClusky (FFG 41), San Diego, CA
USS Klakring (FFG 42), Mayport, FL
USS Thach (FFG 43), San Diego, CA
USS De Wert (FFG 45), Mayport, FL
USS Rentz (FFG 46), San Diego, CA
USS Nicholas (FFG 47), Norfolk, VA
USS Vandegrift (FFG 48), San Diego, CA
USS Robert G. Bradley (FFG 49), Mayport, FL
USS Taylor (FFG 50), Mayport, FL
USS Gary (FFG 51), San Diego, CA
USS Carr (FFG 52), Norfolk, VA
USS Hawes (FFG 53), Norfolk, VA
USS Ford (FFG 54), Everett, WA
USS Elrod (FFG 55), Norfolk, VA
USS Simpson (FFG 56), Mayport, FL
USS Reuben James (FFG 57), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58), Mayport, FL
USS Kauffman (FFG 59), Norfolk, VA
USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60), Everett, WA
USS Ingraham (FFG 61), Everett, WA

Cruisers - (CG)

General Characteristics, Ticonderoga Class

Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding: CG 47-50, CG 52-57, 59, 62, 65-66, 68-69, 71-73
Bath Iron Works: CG 51, 58, 60-61, 63-64, 67, 70.
Date Deployed: 22 January 1983 (USS Ticonderoga)
Unit Cost: About $1 billion each.
Propulsion: 4 General Electric LM 2500 gas turbine engines; 2 shafts, 80,000 shaft horsepower total.
Length: 567 feet.
Beam: 55 feet.
Displacement: 9,600 tons (9,754.06 metric tons) full load.
Speed: 30 plus knots.
Crew: 24 Officers, 340 Enlisted.
Armament: MK41 vertical launching system Standard Missile (MR); Vertical Launch ASROC (VLA) Missile; Tomahawk Cruise Missile; Six MK-46 torpedoes (from two triple mounts); Two MK 45 5-inch/54 caliber lightweight guns; Two Phalanx close-in-weapons systems.
Aircraft: Two SH-60 Seahawk (LAMPS III).

USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), San Diego, CA
USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), San Diego, CA
USS Antietam (CG 54), San Diego, CA
USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55), Norfolk, VA
USS San Jacinto (CG 56), Norfolk, VA
USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), San Diego, CA
USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), Mayport, FL
USS Princeton (CG 59), San Diego, CA
USS Normandy (CG 60), Norfolk, VA
USS Monterey (CG 61), Norfolk, VA
USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), San Diego, CA
USS Cowpens (CG 63), Yokosuka, Japan
USS Gettysburg (CG 64), Mayport, FL
USS Chosin (CG 65), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Hue City (CG 66), Mayport, FL
USS Shiloh (CG 67), Yokosuka, Japan
USS Anzio (CG 68), Norfolk, VA
USS Vicksburg (CG 69), Mayport, FL
USS Lake Erie (CG 70), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Cape St. George (CG 71), San Diego, CA
USS Vella Gulf (CG 72), Norfolk, VA
USS Port Royal (CG 73), Pearl Harbor, HI

Attack Submarines - (SSN)

General Characteristics, Virginia class

Builder: General Dynamics Electric Boat Division and Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding - Newport News
Date Deployed: Commissioned Oct. 23, 2004
Propulsion: One nuclear reactor, one shaft
Length: 377 feet (114.8 meters)
Beam: 34 feet (10.4 meters)
Displacement: Approximately 7,800 tons (7,925 metric tons) submerged
Speed: 25+ knots (28+ miles per hour, 46.3+ kph)
Crew: 134: 14 Officers; 120 Enlisted
Armament: Tomahawk missiles, twelve VLS tubes, MK48 ADCAP torpedoes, four torpedo tubes.

USS Virginia (SSN 774), Groton, CT
USS Texas (SSN 775), Groton, CT
USS Hawaii (SSN 776), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS North Carolina (SSN 777), Groton, CT
USS New Hampshire (SSN 778), Groton, CT
New Mexico (SSN 779), Groton, CT
Missouri (SSN 780), No homeport - Commissioning scheduled for July 31, 2010
California (SSN 781), No homeport - Construction began January 2006.
Mississippi (SSN 782), No homeport - Construction began December 2006
Minnesota (SSN 783), No homeport - Construction began February 2008.
North Dakota (SSN 784), No homeport - Ship named July 15, 2008.
John Warner (SSN-785), No homeport - Construction began March 2010

General Characteristics, Seawolf class

Builder: General Dynamics Electric Boat Division.
Date Deployed: USS Seawolf commissioned July 19, 1997
Propulsion: One nuclear reactor, one shaft
Length: SSNs 21 and 22: 353 feet (107.6 meters)
SSN 23: 453 feet (138.07 meters)
Beam: 40 feet (12.2 meters)
Displacement: SSNs 21 and 22: 9,138 tons (9,284 metric tons) submerged;
SSN 23 12,158 tons (12,353 metric tons) submerged
Speed: 25+ knots (28+ miles per hour, 46.3+ kph)
Crew: 140: 14 Officers; 126 Enlisted
Armament: Tomahawk missiles, MK48 torpedoes, eight torpedo tubes.

USS Seawolf (SSN 21), Bangor, WA
USS Connecticut (SSN 22), Bangor, WA
USS Jimmy Carter (SSN 23), Bangor, WA

General Characteristics, Los Angeles class

Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding Co.; General Dynamics Electric Boat Division.
Date Deployed: Nov 13, 1976 (USS Los Angeles)
Propulsion: One nuclear reactor, one shaft
Length: 360 feet (109.73 meters)
Beam: 33 feet (10.06 meters)
Displacement: Approximately 6,900 tons (7011 metric tons) submerged
Speed: 25+ knots (28+ miles per hour, 46.3 +kph)
Crew: 16 Officers; 127 Enlisted
Armament: Tomahawk missiles, VLS tubes (SSN 719 and later), MK48 torpedoes, four torpedo tubes.

USS Philadelphia (SSN 690), Groton, CT
USS Memphis (SSN 691), Groton, CT
USS Bremerton (SSN 698), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Jacksonville (SSN 699), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Dallas (SSN 700), Groton, CT
USS La Jolla (SSN 701), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS City of Corpus Christi (SSN 705), Guam
USS Albuquerque (SSN 706), San Diego, CA
USS San Francisco (SSN 711), San Diego, CA
USS Houston (SSN 713), Guam
USS Norfolk (SSN 714), Norfolk, VA
USS Buffalo (SSN 715), Guam
USS Olympia (SSN 717), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Providence (SSN 719), Groton, CT
USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720), Groton, CT
USS Chicago (SSN 721), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Key West (SSN 722), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723), Norfolk, VA
USS Louisville (SSN 724), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Helena (SSN 725), San Diego, CA
USS Newport News (SSN 750), Norfolk, VA
USS San Juan (SSN 751), Groton, CT
USS Pasadena (SSN 752), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Albany (SSN 753), Norfolk, VA
USS Topeka (SSN 754), San Diego, CA
USS Miami (SSN 755), Groton, CT
USS Scranton (SSN 756), Norfolk, VA
USS Alexandria (SSN 757), Groton, CT
USS Asheville (SSN 758), San Diego, CA
USS Jefferson City (SSN 759), San Diego, CA
USS Annapolis (SSN 760), Groton, CT
USS Springfield (SSN 761), Groton, CT
USS Columbus (SSN 762), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Santa Fe (SSN 763), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Boise (SSN 764), Norfolk, VA
USS Montpelier (SSN 765), Norfolk, VA
USS Charlotte (SSN 766), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Hampton (SSN 767), San Diego, CA
USS Hartford (SSN 768), Groton, CT
USS Toledo (SSN 769), Groton, CT
USS Tucson (SSN 770), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Columbia (SSN 771), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Greeneville (SSN 772), Pearl Harbor, HI
USS Cheyenne (SSN 773), Pearl Harbor, HI

Ballistic Missile Submarines - (SSBN)

General Characteristics, Ohio Class

Builder: General Dynamics Electric Boat Division.
Date Deployed: Nov. 11, 1981 (USS Ohio)
Propulsion: One nuclear reactor, one shaft.
Length: 560 feet (170.69 meters).
Beam: 42 feet (12.8 meters).
Displacement: 16,764 tons (17,033.03 metric tons) surfaced; 18,750 tons (19,000.1 metric tons) submerged.
Speed: 20+ knots (23+ miles per hour, 36.8+ kph).
Crew: 15 Officers, 140 Enlisted.
Armament: 24 tubes for Trident II submarine-launched ballistic missiles, MK48 torpedoes, four torpedo tubes.

USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730), Bangor, WA
USS Alabama (SSBN 731), Bangor, WA
USS Alaska (SSBN 732), Kings Bay, GA
USS Nevada (SSBN 733), Bangor, WA
USS Tennessee (SSBN 734), Kings Bay, GA
USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735), Bangor, WA
USS West Virginia (SSBN 736), Kings Bay, GA
USS Kentucky (SSBN 737), Bangor, WA
USS Maryland (SSBN 738), Kings Bay, GA
USS Nebraska (SSBN 739), Bangor, WA
USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740), Kings Bay, GA
USS Maine (SSBN 741), Bangor, WA
USS Wyoming (SSBN 742), Kings Bay, GA
USS Louisiana (SSBN 743), Bangor, WA

Guided Missile Submarines - (SSGN)

General Characteristics, Ohio Class

Builder: General Dynamics Electric Boat Division.
Propulsion: One nuclear reactor, one shaft.
Length: 560 feet (170.69 meters).
Beam: 42 feet (12.8 meters).
Displacement: 16,764 tons (17,033.03 metric tons) surfaced; 18,750 tons (19,000.1 metric tons) submerged.
Speed: 20+ knots (23+ miles per hour, 36.8+ kph).
Crew: 15 Officers, 144 Enlisted.
Armament: Up to 154 Tomahawk missiles, Mk48 torpedoes; 4 torpedo tubes.

USS Ohio (SSGN 726), Bangor, WA
USS Michigan (SSGN 727), Bangor, WA
USS Florida (SSGN 728), Kings Bay, GA
USS Georgia (SSGN 729), Kings Bay, GA

Amphibious Assault Ships - (LHA/LHD)

General Characteristics, LHA(R) Class LHA (6)

Builder: Northrop Grumman Ship Systems Ingalls Operations, Pascagoula, MS.
Date Deployed: Scheduled for delivery to the fleet in 2013.
Propulsion: Two marine gas turbines, two shafts, 70,000 total brake horsepower, two 5,000 horsepower auxiliary propulsion motors.
Length: 844 feet (257.3 meters).
Beam: 106 feet (32.3 meters).
Displacement: Approximately 44,971 long tons full load (45,695 metric tons).
Speed: 20+ knots.
Crew: 1,059 (65 officers)
Load: 1,687 troops (plus 184 surge).
Armament: Two RAM launchers; two NATO Sea Sparrow launchers (with Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM)); two 20mm Phalanx CIWS mounts; seven twin .50 cal. machine guns.
Aircraft: A mix of: F-35B Joint Strike Fighters (JSF) STOVL aircraft; MV-22 Osprey VTOL tiltrotors; CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopters; UH-1Y Huey helicopters; AH-1Z Super Cobra helicopters; MH-60S Seahawk helicopters.

PCU America (LHA6), San Diego, CA

General Characteristics, Wasp Class

Builder: Northrop Grumman Ship Systems Ingalls Operations, Pascagoula, MS.
Date Deployed: July 29, 1989 (USS Wasp)
Propulsion: (LHDs 1–7) two boilers, two geared steam turbines, two shafts, 70,000 total shaft horsepower; (LHD 8) two gas turbines, two shafts; 70,000 total shaft horsepower, two 5,000 horsepower auxiliary propulsion motors.
Length: 844 feet (253.2 meters).
Beam: 106 feet (31.8 meters).
Displacement: LHDs 1-4: 40,650 tons full load (41,302.3 metric tons)
LHDs 5-7: 40,358 tons full load (41,005.6 metric tons)
LHD 8: 41,772 tons full load (42,442.3 metric tons).
Speed: 20+ knots (23.5+ miles per hour).
Crew: Ships Company: 104 officers, 1,004 enlisted
LHD 8: 65 officers, 994 enlisted
Marine Detachment: 1,687 troops (plus 184 surge).
Armament: Two RAM launchers; two NATO Sea Sparrow launchers; three 20mm Phalanx CIWS mounts (two on LHD 5-8); four .50 cal. machine guns; four 25 mm Mk 38 machine guns (LHD 5-8 have three 25 mm Mk 38 machine guns).
Aircraft: 12 CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters; 4 CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopters; 6 AV-8B Harrier attack aircraft; 3 UH-1N Huey helicopters; 4 AH-1W Super Cobra helicopters. (planned capability to embark MV-22 Osprey VTOL tilt-rotors).

USS Wasp (LHD 1), Norfolk, VA
USS Essex (LHD 2), Sasebo, Japan
USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), Norfolk, VA
USS Boxer (LHD 4), San Diego, CA
USS Bataan (LHD 5), Norfolk, VA
USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), San Diego, CA
USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), Norfolk, VA
USS Makin Island (LHD 8), San Diego, CA

General Characteristics, Tarawa Class

Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, MS.
Date Deployed: May 29, 1976 (USS Tarawa)
Propulsion: Two boilers, two geared steam turbines, two shafts, 70,000 total shaft horsepower.
Length: 820 feet (249.9 meters).
Beam: 106 feet (31.8 meters).
Displacement: 39,400 tons (40,032 metric tons) full load.
Speed: 24 knots (27.6 miles per hour).
Crew: Ships Company: 82 officers, 882 enlisted
Marine Detachment 1,900 plus.
Armament: Two RAM launchers; two Phalanx 20 mm CIWS mount; three .50 cal. machine guns; four 25 mm Mk 38 machine guns.
Aircraft: 12 CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters; 4 CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopters; 6 AV-8B Harrier attack aircraft; 3 UH-1N Huey helicopters; 4 AH-1W Super Cobra helicopters.

USS Nassau (LHA 4), Norfolk, VA
USS Peleliu (LHA 5), San Diego, CA

Amphibious Command Ships - (LCC)

General Characteristics, Blue Ridge Class

Builder: Philadelphia Naval Shipyard - LCC 19
Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. - LCC 20.
Date Deployed: 14 November 1970 (USS Blue Ridge).
Propulsion: Two boilers, one geared turbine, one shaft; 22,000 horsepower.
Length: 634 feet (190 meters).
Beam: 108 feet (32 meters).
Displacement: 18,874 tons (19,176.89 metric tons) full load.
Speed: 23 knots (26.5 miles, 42.4 km, per hour).
Crew: 52 officers, 790 enlisted.
Aircraft: All helicopters except the CH-53 Sea Stallion can be carried.

USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), Yokosuka, Japan
USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), Gaeta, Italy

Amphibious Transport Dock - (LPD)

General Characteristics, San Antonio class

Builder: Northrop Grumman Ships Systems, with Raytheon Systems Corporation and Intergraph Corporation.
Propulsion: Four sequentially turbocharged marine Colt-Pielstick Diesels, two shafts, 41,600 shaft horsepower.
Length: 684 feet (208.5 meters).
Beam: 105 feet (31.9 meters).
Displacement: Approximately 24,900 long tons (25,300 metric tons) full load.
Speed: In excess of 22 knots (24.2 mph, 38.7 kph).
Crew: Ship's Company: 360 Sailors (28 officers, 332 enlisted) and 3 Marines.
Embarked Landing Force: 699 (66 officers, 633 enlisted); surge capacity to 800.
Armament: Two Bushmaster II 30 mm Close in Guns, fore and aft; two Rolling Airframe Missile launchers, fore and aft: ten .50 calibre machine guns.
Aircraft: Launch or land two CH53E Super Stallion helicopters or two MV-22 Osprey tilt rotor aircraft or up to four CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters, AH-1 or UH-1 helicopters.
Landing/Attack Craft: Two LCACs or one LCU; and 14 Expeditionary Fighting Vehicles/Amphibious Assault Vehicles.

USS San Antonio (LPD 17), Norfolk, VA
USS New Orleans (LPD 18), San Diego, CA
USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19), Norfolk, VA
USS Green Bay (LPD 20), San Diego, CA
USS New York (LPD 21), Norfok, VA
USS San Diego (LPD 22), San Diego, CA
USS Anchorage (LPD 23), San Diego, CA
USS Arlington (LPD 24), Norfolk, VA
USS Somerset (LPD 25), San Diego, CA
John P. Murtha (LPD 26), under construction

General Characteristics, Austin class

Builder: LPD 4-6, New York Naval Shipyard
LPD 7 and LPD 8, Ingalls Shipbuilding
LPD 9, 10, 12-15, Lockheed Shipbuilding.
Date Deployed: Feb. 6, 1965 (USS Austin)
Unit Cost: $235-419 million.
Propulsion: Two boilers, two steam turbines, two shafts, 24,000 shaft horsepower.
Length: 570 feet (171 meters).
Beam: 84 feet (25.2 meters).
Displacement: Approximately 17,000 tons (17,272.82 metric tons) full load.
Speed: 21 knots (24.2 mph, 38.7 kph).
Crew: Ship's Company: 420 (24 officers, 396 enlisted), Marine Detachment: 900.
Armament: Two 25mm Mk 38 guns; two Phalanx CIWS; and eight .50-calibre machine guns.
Aircraft: Up to six CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters.

USS Ogden (LPD 5), San Diego, CA
USS Cleveland (LPD 7), San Diego, CA
USS Denver (LPD 9), Sasebo, Japan
USS Juneau (LPD 10), San Diego, CA
USS Nashville (LPD 13), No homeport - decommissioned - Decommissioned Sept. 30, 2009
USS Ponce (LPD 15), Norfolk, VA
USS Dubuque (LPD 8), San Diego, CA

Dock Landing Ship - (LSD)

General Characteristics, Harpers Ferry Class

Builder: Avondale Industries Inc., New Orleans, LA.
Date Deployed: 7 January 1995 (USS Harpers Ferry)
Propulsion: Four Colt Industries, 16 Cylinder Diesels, two shafts, 33,000 shaft horsepower.
Length: 609 feet (185.6 meters).
Beam: 84 feet.
Displacement: 16,708 tons (16,976.13 metric tons) full load.
Speed: 20+ knots (23.5+ miles per hour).
Crew: Ships Company: 22 officers, 397 enlisted; Marine Detachment: 402 plus 102 surge.
Armament: Two 25mm MK 38 Machine Guns, Two 20mm Phalanx CIWS mounts and Six .50 cal. machine guns, two Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) mounts.
Landing/Attack Craft: Two Landing Craft, Air Cushion.

USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), Sasebo, Japan
USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), Little Creek, VA
USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), Little Creek, VA
USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), San Diego, CA

General Characteristics, Whidbey Island Class

Builder: Lockheed Shipbuilding, Seattle, Wa. - LSD 41-43
Avondale Shipyards, New Orleans, LA - LSD 44 - LSD 48.
Date Deployed: Feb. 9, 1985 (USS Whidbey Island)
Propulsion: Four Colt Industries, 16 Cylinder Diesels, two shafts, 33,000 shaft horsepower.
Length: 609 feet (185.6 meters).
Beam: 84 feet.
Displacement: 15,939 tons (16,194.79 metric tons) full load.
Speed: 20+ knots (23.5+ miles per hour).
Crew: Ships Company: 22 officers, 391 enlisted; Marine Detachment: 402 plus 102 surge.
Armament: Two 25mm MK 38 Machine Guns; Two 20mm Phalanx CIWS mounts and Six .50 cal. machine guns, two Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) mounts.
Landing/Attack Craft: Four Landing Craft, Air Cushion.

USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41), Little Creek, VA
USS Germantown (LSD 42), San Diego, CA
USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43), Little Creek, VA
USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44), Little Creek, VA
USS Comstock (LSD 45), San Diego, CA
USS Tortuga (LSD 46), Sasebo, Japan
USS Rushmore (LSD 47), San Diego, CA
USS Ashland (LSD 48), Little Creek, VA

Landing Craft, Air Cushioned -(LCAC)

General Characteristics

Builder: Textron Marine and Land Systems/Avondale Gulfport Marine.
Date Deployed: 1982.
Propulsion: Legacy 4-Allied-Signal TF-40B gas turbines (2 for propulsion / 2 for lift); 16,000 hp sustained; 2-shrouded reversible pitch airscrews; 4-double-entry fans, centrifugal or mixed flow (lift)
SLEP 4–Vericor Power Systems ETF-40B gas turbines with Full Authority Digital Engine Control
Length: 87 feet 11 inches (26.4 meters).
Beam: 47 feet (14.3 meters).
Displacement: 87.2 tons (88.60 metric tons) light; 170-182 tons (172.73 - 184.92 metric tons) full load.
Speed: 40+ knots (46+ mph; 74.08 kph) with full load.
Range: 200 miles at 40 kts with payload / 300 miles at 35 kts with payload.
Crew: Five.
Load: 60 tons / 75 ton overload (54.43/68.04 tonnes)
Armament: 2 - 12.7mm MGs. Gun mounts will support: M-2HB .50 cal machine gun; Mk-19 Mod3 40mm grenade launcher; M-60 machine gun.
Electronics: Radars, Navigation: Marconi LN 66; I band / Sperry Marine Bridge Master E.

Landing Craft, Mechanized and Utility -(LCM, LCU)

General Characteristics, LCU 1610, 1627 and 1646 Class

Propulsion: 2- Detroit 12V-71 Diesel engines, twin shaft, 680 hp sustained, Kort nozzles.
Length: 134.9 feet (41.1 meters).
Beam: 29 feet (8.8 meters).
Displacement: 200 tons (203.21 metric tons) light; 375 tons (381.02 metric tons) full load.
Speed: 11 kts (12.7 mph, 20.3 kph).
Range: 1200 miles at 8 knots.
Crew: 14
Load: 170 tons (172.73 metric tons)
Military Lift: M1A1 tanks (3), LAVs (10) or 400+ troops; 125 tons of cargo.
Armament: 4- 50 cal MGs.
Electronics: Furuno Radar Navigation; C4I up-grade under development.

General Characteristics, LCM 8 Type Class

Propulsion: 2- Detroit 12V-71 Diesel engines; 680hp sustained; twin shafts.
Length: 73.7 feet (22.5 meters).
Beam: 21 feet (6.4 meters).
Displacement: 105 tons (106.69 metric tons) full load.
Speed: 12 kts (13.8 mph, 22.2 kph).
Range: 190 miles at 9kts full load.
Crew: 5
Load: 180 tons (182.89 metric tons)
Military lift: 1- M48 or 1- M60 tank or 200 troops.

General Characteristics, LCM 6 Type Class

Propulsion: 2- Detroit 6-71 Diesel engines; 348 hp sustained; twin shaft, or 2- Detroit 8V-71 Diesel engines; 460 hp sustained; twin shaft.
Length: 56.2 feet (17.1 meters).
Beam: 14 feet (4.3 meters).
Displacement: 64 tons (65.03 metric tons) full load.
Speed: 9 kts (10.3 mph, 16.6 kph).
Range: 130 miles at 9 knots.
Crew: 5
Load: 34 tons (34.55 metric tons) or 80 troops.

Command Ships - (AGF)

General Characteristics

Builder: Col. George Claghorn, Edmond Harrt's Shipyard, Boston, MA.
Date Deployed: October 21, 1797.
Unit Cost: $302,718 (1797 dollars).
Propulsion: 42,710 sq. ft. of sail on three masts.
Length: 204 feet (62.16 meters) (billet head to taffrail); 175 feet at waterline (53.32 meters).
Height: Mast height: foremast, 198 feet (60.33 meters); mainmast, 220 feet (67.03 meters); mizzenmast, 172.5 feet (52.56 meters).
Beam: 43.5 feet (13.25 meters).
Displacement: 2,200 tons.
Speed: 13+ knots (approx. 14.95 miles per hour, 24 km. per hour).
Crew: 450 including 55 Marines and 30 boys (1797).
Armament: 32 24-pounder long guns; 20 32-pounder carronades; and, two 24-pounder bow chasers.
Landing/Attack Craft: One 36-ft. long boat; two 30-ft. cutters, two 28-ft. whaleboats; one 28-ft. gig; one 22-ft. jolly boat; and one 14-ft. punt. Anchors: Two main bowers (5300 lbs.); one sheet anchor (5400 lbs.); one stream anchor (1100 lbs.); and two kedge anchors (400 to 700 lbs).
Homeport: Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA.

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