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  • LPH-6 USS Thetis Bay

    US US Navy




    1944 to 1964    



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    Flight Deck: 6
    Call Sign: NKYT


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    History of US LPH-6 USS Thetis Bay

    1943-dec-22Launchedat Vancouver, WA
    1944-apr-21Commissionedas CVE-90
    1956-jul-20DeploymentSan Francisco Naval Shipyard re-commissioned as CVHA-1
    1959-may-28Deploymentre-designated as LPH-6
    1961-aprDeploymentoperated with HMS Bulwark and HMAS Melbourne, during an amphibious landing exercise off northern Borneo
    1964-mar-1DecommissionedPhiladelphia Naval Shipyard

    Specifications

       

        from Casablanca class
    7800light (tn)
    10900full load (tn)
    156.10length (m)
    19.90beam (m)
    6.90draught (m)
    10250range (nm)
    9000power (shp)
    4Naval Engine boilers
    20Naval Gun single 20 mm
    8Naval Gun twin 40 mm



    Builder

       

    US Kaiser Shipbuilding, Ryan Point



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