Cutter USCGC Stratton (WMSL-752)

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Classification

Ship class:
Type:
type: Cutter

Basic information

Namesake:
Dorothy Constance Stratton (March 24, 1899 – September 17, 2006) is best known as the first director of the SPARS, the U.S. Coast Guard Women's Reserve during World War II.
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:
MMSI:
368798000

Ship measurements

Displacement:
4400 t
Length:
127 m
Beam:
16 m
Draught:
6.9 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • CODAG
  • 2 * 7,400 kW (9,900 hp) MTU 20V 1163 diesels
  • 1 * 22 MW (30,000 hp) LM2500 gas turbine engine
  • Bow thruster
Speed:
28 knots
Range:
12,000 nm

Crew

Complement:
113
Capacity:
167

Combat assets

Boats & landing craft:

To facilitate intercept missions, the Legend class can carry and launch both the Short Range Prosecutor (7-meter) and the Long Range Interceptor rigid hull inflatable boats (RHIBs) (11-meter).

Armor:

Ballistic protection for main gun

Electronics:
  • EADS 3D TRS-16 AN/SPS-75 Air Search Radar
  • SPQ-9B Fire Control Radar
  • AN/SPS-73 Surface Search Radar
  • AN/SLQ-32(V)2
  • AN/UPX-29A IFF
  • AN/URN-25 TACAN
  • MK 46 Mod 1 Optical Sighting System (WMSL 750 — 753)
  • MK 20 Mod 0 Electro-Optical Sighting System (WMSL 754 — 758)
  • Furuno X and S-band radars
  • Components of the Lockheed Martin COMBATSS-21 combat management system
  • Link-11 communication system
  • AN/SLQ-32(V)2 Electronic Warfare System
  • 2 * SRBOC/ 2 * NULKA countermeasures chaff/rapid decoy launchers
Armament:
  • 1 * MK 110 57mm gun a variant of the Bofors 57 mm gun and Gunfire Control System
  • 1 * 20 mm Block 1B Baseline 2 Phalanx Close-In Weapons System
  • 4 * crew-served .50 caliber (12.7 mm) Browning M2 machine guns
  • 2 * crew-served M240B 7.62 mm machine guns
  • Designed for but not with additional weapons and sensors
Aircraft:
  • 2 * MH-65C Dolphin MCH
  • or 4 * Vertical Takeoff — Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VUAV)
  • or 1 * MH-65C Dolphin MCH and 2 * VUAV
  • Double hangar
  • Flight deck (15 m * 24 m)

USCGC Stratton (WMSL-752) is the third Legend-class cutter of the United States Coast Guard. It is the first «white hull» cutter named after a woman since the 1980s (USCGC Harriet Lane was launched in 1984). Stratton is named for Coast Guard Captain Dorothy C. Stratton (1899–2006). Stratton served as director of the SPARS, the Coast Guard Women's Reserve during World War II.

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