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LHD-3 USS Kearsarge

US US Navy

IMO: 4681620
MMSI: 368702000
Flight Deck: 3
Call Sign: NNKP
Shipyard: Ingalls Shipbuilding


History of US USS Kearsarge LHD-3

1990-feb-06Laid downLaid down
2010-julDeploymentDeployment Exercise Auriga 2010 Participated in the Amphibious component of Ex Auriga, with HMS Albion, HMS Ocean and RFA Largs Bay, until Aug 2010.
2011-apr-11NEWSAFCamp Bastion Osprey Makes Historic Intercontinental Flight
2013-may-02DeploymentDeployment OM Gulf of Oman Gulf of Oman
2013-octAircraftAircraft Last UH-1N deployment. 159195
2015-dec-09NEWSEGSuez Canal Charles de Gaulle Aircraft Carrier Crossed Suez Canal
2017-aug-30NEWSUSCamp Lejeune 26th MEU to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
2017-sep-02 Hurricane Harvey Ready for Hurricane Harvey relief support
2017-sep-09DeploymentDeployment Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria Relief Operations in route to the US Virgin Islands for Hurricane Irma relief support
2017-sep-20DeploymentDeployment Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria Relief Operations Operating around US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, following Hurricane Maria disaster.
2017-oct-03AircraftAircraft Roosevelt Roads President Trump on VH-60N 163266
2018-jul-02NEWS Kearsarge ARG Completes First East Coast SWATT
2022-jan-16AircraftAircraft NS Norfolk arrived at NS Norfolk in preparation for its Amphibious Ready Group deployment in Apr.
2022-apr-11Port VisitPort Visit NO Tromso Cruise Terminal Arrived in Tromso harbour.

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Wasp class
41180full load (tn)
257.20length (m)
33.50beam (m)
9.10draught (m)
22max speed (knots)
70000power (shp)

2Naval Engine steam turbines

2Missile Launcher Mk 49 21-cell RAM
2Missile Launcher Mk 29 8-cell Sea Sparrow

3Naval Gun Mark 38 25 mm
3Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm

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