Amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD-21)

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Classification

Type:
type: Amphibious transport dock

Basic information

Namesake:
The state of New York
Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Avondale Shipyard
Operator:
Laid down:
Launched:
Commissioned:
Status:

Ship measurements

Displacement:
24900 t
Length:
208.5 m
Length (waterline):
210.4 m
Beam (overall):
31.9 m
Beam:
29.5 m
Draught:
7 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 4 * 10,400 hp sequentially turbocharged marine Colt-Pielstick diesel engines
  • 2 * shafts, 41,600 shp (30 MW)
  • driving Rolls-Royce controllable-pitch propellers
Speed:
22 knots

Crew

Complement:
360

Combat assets

Troops:
700
Boats & landing craft:
  • 2 * LCACs or 1 * LCU
  • 14 * AAVs
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:

Launch or land:

  • 2 * CH-53E Super Stallion
  • 2 * MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft
  • 4 * CH-46 Sea Knight
  • 4 * AH-1 SeaCobra or4 * UH-1 Iroquois helicopters

USS New York (LPD-21), the fifth San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, is the fifth ship of the United States Navy to be named after the state of New York. New York has a crew of 360 and can carry up to 700 Marines. A symbolic amount of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center after it was destroyed in the September 11 attacks was used in her construction.

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