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  • LSD-43 USS Fort McHenry

    US US Navy

    1987 to present    


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    Flight Deck:
    Call Sign: NHTD
    Shipyard: Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company


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    History of US LSD-43 USS Fort McHenry

    1983-jun-10Laid down
    1987-aug-9HomeportNaval Base San Diego
    1995-sepHomeportJPSasebo Naval Base
    2006-aprHomeportLittle Creek naval base
    2015-mar-26NEWS Eagle Resolve 2015
    2015-jul-20NEWS USS Iwo Jima and 24th MEU Returns After 7 Months
    2016-mar-3 Cold Response 2016 To Norway for NATO exercise Cold Response 16. Only US Navy ship participating
    2016-mar-04NEWS NOoff Bodø USS Fort McHenry Participates in Cold Response 2016
    2018-jul-02NEWS Kearsarge ARG Completes First East Coast SWATT
    2019-jun-9Deployment BALTOPS 19 hosted a section of Spanish Marines, assigned to the 2nd Batallon de Desembarco, Brigada de Infanteria de Marina (2nd Landing Battalion, Marine Infantry Brigade).
    2019-jun-12DeploymentAssault BALTOPS 19 Beach assault on Estonian coast with US Marines from MEU-22 and a detachment of embarked Spanish Marines, during BALTOPS 19.
    2019-jun-13DeploymentRAS BALTOPS 19 Replenishment At Sea with FGS Berlin, during BALTOPS 19.



        from Whidbey Island class
    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



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    Landing platform only. No hangar
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    US Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company, Harbor Island

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