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  • LPD-15 USS Ponce

    US US Navy

    2012 to present - AFSB(I)-15 USS Ponce    



    1971 to 2012    



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    Shipyard: Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company
    See Also: L Austin class AFSB(I)-15


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    History of US LPD-15 USS Ponce

    1965-may-17Ordered
    1966-oct-31Laid down
    1970-may-20Launched
    1971-jul-10Commissioned
    2012Decommissionedreclassified as AFSB(I)-15

    History of US AFSB(I)-15 USS Ponce

    2012-mayCommissioned Afloat Forward Staging Base
    2013-dec-15Persian Gulf Apaches Texas National Guard training on board

    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 Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company, Harbor Island



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