Raleigh class Amphibious Transport Dock - LPD

 

raleigh class amphibious transport dock lpd us navy vancouver la salle

LPD-2 USS Vancouver

 

 

Units

in service

status

LPD 1 USS Raleigh

1962

decommissioned in 1991 / sunk as a target

LPD 2 USS Vancouver

1963

decommissioned in 1992 / mothballed

LPD 3 / AGF 3 USS La Salle

1964

reclassified to AGF-11 in 1972 / decommissioned in 2005 / sunk as a target

 

specifications / technical data:

Displacement:

13600 long tons / 13820 metric tons (full load)

Length:

159 meters

Beam:

30 meters

Draft:

7 meters

Speed:

20+ knots (= 37 km/h)

Propulsion:

2 boilers / 2 geared steam turbines (24000 shp) / 2 shafts, 2 propellers

Aircraft:

large flight deck / no hangar

Landing crafts:

1 LCAC or 1 LCU

Armament:

4 x Mk-33 3-inch/50-caliber twin guns (removed later)

2 x Mk-15 Phalanx Close-In-Weapon-Systems (CIWS) (added later)

Complement:

ship crew: 436

troop accomodations: up to 1000

 

class details

 

raleigh class amphibious transport dock lpd uss vancouver la salle mk-33 3 inch 50 caliber 3"/50 gun mk-15 ciws

 

raleigh class lpd flight deck

 

 

raleigh class lpd us navy

 

 

Raleigh class amphibious transport dock landing ship Vancouver LaSalle LPD

 

 

 

raleigh class amphibious transport dock well deck

 

 

mk 33 3-inch 50 caliber gun system raleigh class lpd

Mk-33 3/50-caliber twin gun aboard USS Raleigh (LPD 1) - 1991

 

raleigh class amphibious transport dock armament mk-15 phalanx ciws mk-33 3" 50 caliber twin guns

with 2 Mk-15 Phalanx CIWS and 2 Mk-33 3/50 guns (later)

 

raleigh class lpd transport dock armament mk-33 3 inch 50 caliber gun 3"/50

with 4 Mk-33 3/50 guns (earlier)

 

 

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