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USS Pittsburgh (LPD-31)
File:US Navy 110609-N-VL218-336 The amphibious transport dock ships USS San Antonio (LPD 17) and USS New York (LPD 21) are underway together in the Atla.jpg
San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock
Career (United States)
Name: Pittsburgh
Namesake: Pittsburgh
Ordered: 3 April 2020[1]
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding
Identification: Hull number: LPD-31
Status: Ordered
General characteristics
Class & type: San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock
Displacement: 25,000 tons full
Length:
  • 208.5 m (684 ft) overall
  • 201.4 m (661 ft) waterline
Beam:
  • 31.9 m (105 ft) extreme
  • 29.5 m (97 ft) waterline
  • Draft: 7 m (23 ft)
    Propulsion: Four Colt-Pielstick diesel engines, two shafts, 40,000 hp (30,000 kW)
    Speed: 22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph)
    Boats & landing
    craft carried:
    • Two LCACs (air cushion)
    • or one LCU (conventional)
    Capacity: 699 (66 officers, 633 enlisted); surge to 800 total.
    Complement: 28 officers, 333 enlisted
    Armament:
    Aircraft carried: Four CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters or two MV-22 tilt rotor aircraft may be launched or recovered simultaneously.

    USS Pittsburgh (LPD-31), a Flight 2 San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock for the United States Navy, will be the fifth United States Navy vessel named after Pittsburgh. Secretary of the Navy Kenneth Braithwaite officially announced multiple ship names, including Pittsburgh, during his visit to the oldest U.S. Navy commissioned ship afloat, USS Constitution, on 15 January 2021.[2]

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