Amphibious transport dock USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19)

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Classification

Type:
type: Amphibious transport dock

Basic information

Namesake:
Mesa Verde National Park
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding
Operator:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:
MMSI:
369970397

Ship measurements

Displacement:
24433 t
Length:
208.4 m
Length (waterline):
201.4 m
Beam (overall):
32 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:
363

Combat assets

Troops:
800
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-32A(V)2
  • Mark 36 SRBOC
  • MK 53 /¬†Nulka
Armament:
  • 1 * 16 cell MK 41 VLS(capable, but not currently installed)
  • 2 * RIM-116 RAM launchers for air defense
  • 2 * 30 mm Bushmaster II cannons, for surface threat defense
  • 2 * 0.5 in (12.7 mm). machine guns for close protection
Aircraft:

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

USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19) is the third San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock and the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. The ship is designed to deliver a fully equipped battalion of up to 800 Marines.

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