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  • AOE-1 USS Sacramento

    US US Navy




    1964 to 2004    


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    Call Sign: NMDF


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    History of US AOE-1 USS Sacramento

    1961-jun-30Laid down
    1963-sep-14Launched
    1964-mar-14Commissioned
    1968I was detached to the Sacramento while in HC-3, we were on our way to Viet Nam when we were, detoured to the coast of Korea along with the Enterprise. Thats right Korea, remember the Pueblo, we didn t stay long and did go to Vietnam, where we were exposed to AO, gave me Parkinsons, yuk, I flew in the h-46s and made it to various ships just off the coast, delivering supplies via vert reps. Hello to any who served with me, if alive, as we are old men now!! FRED NIELSEN ADR2
    2001-oct-19AircraftUH-46D 153406 HC-11 /VR-65
    2004-oct-1Decommissioned
    2004-oct-1Struck
    2007-apr-13Fate: scrappedat Brownsville, Texas

    Specifications

       

        from Sacramento class
    600crew
    19200light (tn)
    53000full load (tn)
    242.30length (m)
    32.60beam (m)
    11.90draught (m)
    26max speed (knots)
    100000power (shp)
    4Naval Engine boilers
    2Naval Engine steam turbines
    1Missile Launcher Mk 29 8-cell Sea Sparrow
    1Naval Gun Mark 38 25 mm
    2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
    1Chaff and decoys Mark 36 SRBOC
    1Aids TACAN URN-20
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-58
    1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-10

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    US United States Naval Aviation B-V 107M H-46 Sea Knight 13


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company, Harbor Island



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