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LSD-49 Harpers Ferry class

Specifications
Length Overall Length: 610 ft
Waterline Length: 580 ft
Beam Extreme Beam: 84 ft
Waterline Beam: 84 ft
Height 177 ft., 2 in
Draft Maximum Navigational Draft: 20 ft
Draft Limit: 21 ft
ballasted - 21.48 ft FWD / 34 ft AFT [No Cargo
ballasted - 22.76 ft FWD / 36.11 ft AFT [w/Cargo]
Displacement Light Displacement: 11547 tons
Full Displacement: 16400 tons
Dead Weight: 4853 tons
Compartments/ Spaces 733
Propulsion 4, 16 cylinder Colt-Pielstick Diesel Engines
33,000 combined shaft Horsepower at 520 rpm
Propellers 2, 13.5 ft. controllable pitch blades
Speed 20+ knots
Range approx. 8,000 nm @ 20 kts
Fuel 2,000 tons
Well Deck Capacity: 2 Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), or
1 Landing Craft, Utility (LCU), or
4 LCM-8 Landing Craft, Mechanized (LCM), or
9 LCM-6 Landing Craft, Mechanized (LCM), or
15 AAV Amphibious Assault Vehicle
Weapons 6 - MK36 Super Rapid Blooming Outboard Chaff (SRBOC)
6 - .50 Caliber Machines Guns
2 - MK 38 25MM Machine Guns
2 - MK 15 MOD 12 BK 1 Close-In Weapons Systems Mounts
Combat Systems AN/SPS-49 Air Search Radar
AN/SPS-67 Surface Search Radar
AN/SPS-64 Navigation Radar
AN/SLQ-32 (passive)
MK-36 SRBOC
AN/SLQ-25 (NIXIE) Torpedo Counter Measures system
Complement Ship's force 24 officers, 328 enlisted
Landing force 504 Marines (incl. 102 surge troops)
Unit Operating Cost
Annual Average
$20,000,000 [source: [FY1996 VAMOSC]



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