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  • LST-1179 USS Newport

    US US Navy

    2001 to present - MX Mexican Navy - A-411 Papaloapan    



    1969 to 1992    


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    History of US LST-1179 USS Newport

    1966-nov-1Laid down
    1968-feb-3Launched
    1969-jun-7Commissioned
    1992-sep-30Decommissioned
    2001-may-23Fate: transferedto Mexico

    History of MX A-411 Papaloapan

    2001-may-23Commissioned
    2015-novDeployment Exercise UNITAS Atlantic 2015 in Brazil for UNITAS 2015

    Specifications

       

        from Newport class
    5190light (tn)
    8550full load (tn)
    159.20length (m)
    21.30beam (m)
    4.95draught (m)
    14000range (nm)
    21max speed (knots)
    15000power (shp)
    6Naval Engine diesel

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Philadelphia Naval Shipyard,



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