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USS Carter Hall (LSD 50)

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Homeport: Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek/Ft Story, Virginia

Built: Avondale Shipyards, Louisiana

Laid Down: Nov. 11, 1991

Launched: Oct. 2, 1993

Commissioned: Sept. 30,1995

Displacement:11,604 t.(lt), 16,601 t. (fl)

Length: 609’ 7”

Beam: 84’

Draft: 20’ 4” (max)

Speed: 24 knots

Propulsion: (4) 16-Cylinder diesel engines; 2 shafts; 33,000 shp

Complement: 30 Officers; 397 Enlisted

Troop Capacity: 27 Officers; 473 Enlisted

Aircraft/helicopters: (2) Flight Deck spots

Boats: (2) 11 meters; (1) 7meters

Amphibious: Well Deck Capacity; 2 LCACs or 1 LCU

Armament: (2) 25 mm Mk 38 

Cannons: (2) 20 mm Phalanx 

CIWS: (2) RAM Missile

Launchers: (6) .50 caliber machine guns

 

 
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