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  • 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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