AOR-1 USS Wichita

US US Navy




1969 to 1993    


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Flight Deck:
Call Sign: NHPV
See Also: LCS Freedom class LCS-13


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History of US AOR-1 USS Wichita

1966-jun-16Laid down
1968-mar-16Launched
1969-jun-7Commissioned
1980-jul-16AircraftCH-46 Sea Knight based on the oiler crashed into the Indian Ocean during replenishment flight to the frigate Davidson
1981-nov-21AircraftUH-46D 154035 accident
1983-sepHelped search for downed Korean airliner KAL007 shot down by the Russians
1993-mar-12Decommissioned
1995-feb-15Struck
1998Fate: transferedreserve fleet

Specifications

   

    from Wichita class
430crew
13500light (tn)
40000full load (tn)
200.90length (m)
29.30beam (m)
10.60draught (m)
20max speed (knots)
3Naval Engine boilers
2Naval Engine steam turbines
1Missile Launcher Mk 29 8-cell Sea Sparrow
2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
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 23


The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

US Fore River Shipyard,



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