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LST-1179 Newport-class

Specifications
Displacement Light Displacement: 5190 tons
Full Displacement: 8792 tons
Dead Weight: 3602 tons
Length Overall Length: 522 ft
Waterline Length: 500 ft
Beam Extreme Beam: 70 ft
Waterline Beam: 70 ft
Draft Maximum Navigational Draft: 19 ft
Draft Limit: 19 ft
Speed 20 knots
Power Plant Six diesels, 16,000 brake horsepower,
two shafts, Twin Controllable Pitch Screws
BOW THRUSTER - Single Screw, Controllable Pitch
Armament4 - three-inch/50-caliber guns
Phalanx close-in weapons systems to be fitted
VEHICLE STOWAGE 19,000 Square Feet (1,767 Square Meters)
lift capacity includes 29 tanks
Complementship's company -- 14 Officers, 210 Enlisted
360-400 troops
Unit Operating Cost
Annual Average
$12,500,000 [source: [FY1996 VAMOSC]



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