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  • LCC-19 USS Blue Ridge

    US US Navy




    1970 to present    



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    Call Sign: NQHS


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    History of US LCC-19 USS Blue Ridge

    1964-decOrdered
    1967-feb-27Laid down
    1969-jan-4Launched
    1970-nov-14Commissioned
    1986-oct-4Deployment Fleet Review: 75th anniversary of RAN Present at 75th anniversary of the RAN Fleet Review
    1990-sep-1Deployment Operation Desert Shield/Storm from Sep90 to Mar91
    2000-marAircraftPersian Gulf Southern Watch Persian Gulf for Operation Southern Watch with Sea King 152704
    2011-marDeploymentEarthquake/Tsunami Relief Operation Tomodachi - Tohoku Earthquake Relief Contributed to Earthquake and Tsunami relief operations off Japanese east coast.
    2013-jul-15DeploymentCoral Sea Talisman Saber 2013 15jul13 embarked HSC-12 H-60 168534
    2014-mar-12Port VisitHKVictoria Harbour visit Hong Kong
    2015-jul-7Deployment Talisman Sabre 2015 participated in Exercise Talisman Sabre 15.
    2019-febAircraftEast China Sea East China Sea with Coast Guard MH-65 6540
    2020-jan-25AircraftPhilippine Sea accident MH-60S Seahawk 167832 accident 180km E off Okinawa, Japan
    2021-mar-23NEWS Philippine Sea Seahawk Recovered from Record Depth

    Specifications

       

        from Blue Ridge class
    1Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm





    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar
    US United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky S-70 H-60 12

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Philadelphia Naval Shipyard,



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