Amphibious transport dock USS John P. Murtha (LPD-26)

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Classification

Type:
type: Amphibious transport dock

Basic information

Namesake:
Congressman John Murtha
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding
Operator:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:

Ship measurements

Displacement:
25000 t
Length:
208.5 m
Length (waterline):
201.4 m
Beam (overall):
31.9 m
Beam:
29.5 m
Draught:
7 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 4 * Colt-Pielstick diesel engines
  • 2 * shafts
  • 40,000 hp (30 MW)
Speed:
22 knots

Crew

Complement:
396

Combat assets

Troops:
800
Boats & landing craft:
  • 2 * LCACs (air cushion)
  • or 1 * LCU (conventional)
Electronics:
  • AN/SPS-48G
  • AN/SPQ-9B
  • AN/SLQ-32
Armament:
  • 2 * Bushmaster II 30 mm Close in Guns, fore and aft
  • 2 * RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile, fore and aft
Aircraft:

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

USS John P. Murtha (LPD-26), is the 10th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship of the United States Navy and is named in honor of Congressman John Murtha (1932–2010) of Pennsylvania.

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