LPD-4 USS Austin

US US Navy




1965 to 2006    


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Flight Deck: 4
Call Sign: NEDO


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History of US LPD-4 USS Austin

1963-feb-4Laid down
1964-jun-26Launched
1965-feb-6Commissioned
1976AircraftRoyal Navy Wessex XT461
1979Operation to evacuate in Iran U.S. Embassy
1984-marDeploymentNorth Atlantic deployment including a RAS with RFA Grey Rover
2006-sep-27Decommissioned
2009-may-22Fate: scrappedto Brownsville, Texas

Specifications

   

    from Austin class
420crew
900troops
9750light (tn)
17350full load (tn)
174length (m)
25.60beam (m)
7draught (m)
21max speed (knots)
24000power (shp)

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
US USMC B-V 107M H-46 Sea Knight 06
US USMC Sikorsky S-65 H-53 04

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

US New York Naval Shipyard,



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