Amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD-23)

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Classification

Type:
type: Amphibious transport dock

Basic information

Namesake:
City of Anchorage, Alaska
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Avondale Shipyard
Operator:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:

Ship measurements

Displacement:
25000 t
Length:
208 m
Length (waterline):
201 m
Beam (overall):
32 m
Draught:
7 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 4 * Colt-Pielstick diesel engines 40,000 hp (30 MW)
  • 2 * single reversing reduction gears
  • 2 * inboard rotating fixed pitch propellers
Speed:
22 knots

Crew

Complement:
444

Combat assets

Troops:
690
Boats & landing craft:
  • 2 * LCACs (air cushion)
  • or 1 * LCU (conventional)
Electronics:
  • AN/SPS-48E
  • AN/SPQ-9B
  • AN/SPS-73
  • AN/SLQ-25A NIXIE
  • AN/SLQ-32Q(V)2
  • MK 36 SRBOC
  • MK 53 / NULKA
Armament:
  • 2 * 30 mm MK46 cannons for surface threat defense
  • 2 * RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile launchers for air defense & missile defense
Aircraft:

4 * MH-60S Seahawk (Knighthawk) helicopters or 2 * MV-22 tilt rotor aircraft may be launched or recovered simultaneously

USS Anchorage (LPD-23), a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, is the second ship of the United States Navy to be namesake of the city of Anchorage, Alaska.

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