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Chung Cheng (Ashland/Cabildo class) dock landing ship


Specifications
Displacement 4,960 t.(lt), 8,700 t.(fl)
Length 457' 9"
Beam 72' 2"
Draft 15' 6' (forward) 16' 2" (aft)
Propulsion two Skinner Uniflow Reciprocating Engines, 2 shafts, 7,400 SHP.
Speed 15.4 kts
Crew 326
Boats 18 LCMs (Well Deck Capacity)
Aircraft modified in c. 1952 to accommodate 9 helicopters on added flight deck
Armament
  • 1 5"/38 DP gun mount
  • 2 twin 40mm gun mounts
  • 2 quad 40mm gun mounts
  • 16 single 20mm gun mounts



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