Amphibious Assault Ship

LHA 6  -  USS America

 

 

LHA-6 USS America class amphibious assault ship

Type, Class:

 

Amphibious Assault Ship (General Purpose) - LHA; America - class

planned and built as LHA 6

Builder:

 

Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA

STATUS:

 

Awarded: June 1, 2007

Laid down: April 27, 2009

Launched: June 4, 2012

Commissioned: (2013 - scheduled)

LHA 6 is under construction

Homeport:

 

-

Namesake:

 

United States of America

Ship's Motto:

 

DON’T TREAD ON ME

Technical Data:

(Measures, Propulsion,

Armament, Aviation, etc.)

 

see: INFO > America class Amphibious Assault Ship - LHA

 

ship images

 

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Pascagoula, Mississippi - June 2012

 

LHA-6 USS America amphibious assault ship huntington ingalls pascagoula

outfitting - Pascagoula, Mississippi - June 2012 (Huntington Ingalls photo via NNS)

 

LHA-6 USS America class amphibious assault ship US Navy

 

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LHA-6 USS America

 

LHA-6 USS America

 

LHA-6 USS America under construction

 

LHA-6 USS America

 

 

History:

USS America (LHA 6):

 

 

patches

 

 

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