|USS Pittsburgh (LPD-31)|
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San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock
|Career (United States)|
|Ordered:||3 April 2020|
|Identification:||Hull number: LPD-31|
|Class & type:||San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock|
|Displacement:||25,000 tons full|
|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 |
|Capacity:||699 (66 officers, 633 enlisted); surge to 800 total.|
|Complement:||28 officers, 333 enlisted|
|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.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Naval Vessel Register". http://www.nvr.navy.mil/NVRSHIPS/DETAILS/LPD31.HTM.
- "SECNAV Names Future Vessels while aboard Historic Navy Ship". United States Navy. 15 January 2021. https://www.navy.mil/Press-Office/News-Stories/Article/2474454/secnav-names-future-vessels-while-aboard-historic-navy-ship/.
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