LSD-46 USS Tortuga

US US Navy




1990 to present    


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Call Sign: NTSA


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1987-mar-21Laid down
1988-sep-15Launched
1990-sep-7Commissioned
1990-sep-8HomeportLittle Creek naval base
2005-jun-3 BALTOPS 05 participated with BALTOPS 05
2005-jun-17Port Visit17-20 june visit Kiel, Germany
2006-aprHomeportJPSasebo Naval Base
2012-oct-22Port Visit22-26 Oct visit Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Specifications    

    from Whidbey Island class
186length (m)
25.60beam (m)




Aircraft    

    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
US United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky MH-53E Sea Dragon 03
US USMC B-V 107M H-46 Sea Knight 03

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder    

US Avondale Shipyard,


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