|USCGC Hamilton (WMSL-753)|
|Builder:||Huntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, Mississippi|
|Laid down:||September 5, 2012|
|Launched:||10 August 2013|
|Sponsored by:||Linda Kapral Papp|
|Christened:||26 October 2013 (planned)|
|Length:||418 ft (127 m)|
|Beam:||54 ft (16 m)|
|Height:||140 ft (43 m)|
|Draft:||22.5 ft (6.9 m)|
|Propulsion:||Combined diesel and gas|
|Crew:||111 (15 Officers, 15 CPO, 81 Enlisted)|
|Sensors and |
|X and S band radar, 3D air search radar, AN/SPQ-9 radar|
|Electronic warfare |
AN/SLQ-32 Electronic Warfare System|
2 SRBOC/ 2 NULKA countermeasures chaff/rapid decoy launcher
57 mm gun and Gunfire Control System|
Close-In Weapons System
4 50 Caliber Machine Guns
2 M240B 7.62mm Light Machine Guns
|Aircraft carried:||(2) MCH, or (4) VUAV or (1) MCH and (2) VUAV|
USCGC HAMILTON (WMSL 753) is the name of the fourth Legend-class cutter of the United States Coast Guard. It is the fifth cutter named after Alexander Hamilton, who was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury.
Construction began in September 2011 by Northrop Grumman's Ship System Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The keel was laid on September 5, 2012. The cutter's sponsor is Linda Kapral Papp, the wife of Coast Guard Commandant Robert J. Papp, Jr.
The Hamilton was floated on 10 August 2013 and the naming ceremony is planned for 26 October 2013. She is scheduled to be delivered to the Coast Guard in September 2014. She will be homeported in Charleston, S.C.
- USCG Maritime Security Cutter, Large
- USCGC Bertholf (WMSL 750)
- USCGC Waesche (WMSL 751)
- USCGC Stratton (WMSL 752)
- Integrated Deepwater System Program
- ↑ "Ingalls Shipbuilding Authenticates the Keel of U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter HAMILTON (WMSL 753)". Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. 2012=09-05. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/photo-release-ingalls-shipbuilding-authenticates-223000099.html%3b_ylt=A2KJ3CUp6EdQZA0AcR3QtDMD. Retrieved 2012-09-17.
- ↑ Cavas, Christopher (3 October 2013). "New Ship News – Sub launched, Carrier prepped, LCS delivered". Defense News. http://blogs.defensenews.com/intercepts/2013/10/8761/.
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