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Blue Ridge - Weapons - The World Wars.net
Sea Weapons

Amphibious Command Ship

Blue Ridge

USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)

Preceded by:

Mount McKinley (1944)

Succeeded by:

None

Datafile

ClassBlue Ridge
TypeAmphibious Command Ship
Year1970
Crew720
Dimensions
Length189 m
Beam25 m - 32.9 m (d)
Draught8.2 m
Displacement
Empty19,290 t
Loaded?
Performance
Speed37 km/h
Range24,076 km @ 30 km/h
Machinery
Shafts1
Turbines1 x Geared steam
22,000 hp
General Electric
Boilers2 x Foster Wheeler
Fuel-
Armament
Anti-Aircraft
AA WeaponsRIM-7 (2 x 8)
Armor
ArmorNone
Sensors
RadarAN/SPS-40
AN/SPS-48
Aircraft
Helicopters2
Production
Built2
Total2

Registry

Ship Code Builder Laid Launch Comm Decomm Fate
Blue Ridge LCC-19 Philadelphia N Yd27/02/6704/01/6914/11/70-Active
Mount Whitney LCC-20 Newport News SB08/01/6908/01/7016/01/71-Active

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