LSD-43 USS Fort McHenry

US US Navy




1987 to present    


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Call Sign: NHTD


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History of US LSD-43 USS Fort McHenry

1983-jun-10Laid down
1986-feb-1Launched
1987-aug-8Commissioned
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

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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