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  • LSD-42 USS Germantown

    US US Navy




    1986 to present    


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    Call Sign: NGTN


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    History of US LSD-42 USS Germantown

    1982-aug-5Laid down
    1984-jun-29Launched
    1986-feb-8Commissioned
    1986-feb-9HomeportNaval Base San Diego
    2011-marDeploymentEarthquake/Tsunami Relief Operation Tomodachi - Tohoku Earthquake Relief Along with USS Essex, both with elements of 31st MEU embarked, were ordered from the Sea of Japan to the east coast of Honshu for Tsunami relief operations.
    2013-jul-15AUSWBTA Talisman Saber 2013 Jul13 - Aug13 at the coast of Shoalwater Bay Training Aerea
    2016-mar-18NEWS USA and South Korea Exercise Ssang Yong 2016

    Specifications

       

        from Whidbey Island class
    415crew
    402troops
    15725full load (tn)
    186length (m)
    25.60beam (m)
    6.30draught (m)
    8000range (nm)
    22max speed (knots)
    33000power (shp)
    4Naval Engine diesel
    2Naval Gun Mark 38 25 mm
    2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
    4Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-49
    1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-67
    1Naval Radar surface search and navigation radar AN/SPS-64

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar
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    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company, Harbor Island



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