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WHEC 378' Hamilton class

Specifications
BuilderAvondale Shipyards
Length 378 feet
Beam 43 feet
Draft 19' 9"
Displacement 3,250 tons
Power Plant
  • 2 - Diesel Engines Fairbanks-Morse 12 cylinder O-P twin turbo charged and supercharged 3,500 shaft hp diesels
  • 2 - Gas Turbines Pratt & Whitney FT-4A 18,000 shaft hp gas turbines
  • 1 - Bow Propulsion Unit General Electric 350 hp, Omni directional and fully retractable
  • 2 - 550kw, 400 amp diesel generators Ship's Power
  • 1 - 500kw, 400 amp emergency gas turbine (EGT) generator Emergency Power
  • Maximum Range 14,000 Nautical Miles at 12 knots
    Speed 5 knots @ 575 rpm (Bow Prop Only)
    12 knots @ 120 srpm (1 diesel)
    17 knots @ 140 srpm (2 diesels)
    22 knots @ 200 srpm (1 gas turbine)
    29 knots @ 235 srpm (2 gas turbines)
    Armament 1 - MK75 76mm Gun (anti-air capable)
    2 - 25mm Machine Guns
    1 - MK15 20-mm Phalanx, Close-in weapons system (CIWS)
    2 - 50 Cal. machine gun
    12 - Super Rapid Blooming Offboard Chaff launchers
    Systems AN/SPS-40E Air Search Radar
    AN/SPS-73 Surface Search Radar
    AN/WLR-1H Electronic Support Surveillance Equipment
    MK92 Fire Control
    MF, HF, VHF, UHF Communications (Line of Sight & Satellite)
    Aircraft 1 - HH65 Dolphin or
    1 - LAMPS MK I
    Boats 1 - Hurricane 640 I/O Rigid Hull Inflatable w/Volvo-Penta Engine, Speed 30kts
    1 - Motor Surf Boat self-bailing w/General Motors 353 diesel, Speed 12 kts
    Other Anchors 2 - 6,000 lb. stockless anchors w/9 shots each
    Propellers 2 - 13' diameter controllable pitch
    Main Propulsion Fuel 230,116 US Gallons
    Aviation Fuel 8,415 US Gallons
    Potable Water 8,700 US Gallons
    Reserve Feed Water 9,005 US Gallons
    Towing Capability 10,000 gross Tons @ 8 knots
    Primary Missions Law Enforcement, Defense Operations, Search & Rescue
    Typical Crew 167 Personnel (19 Officers, 148 Enlisted)



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