USS CLEVELAND LPD-7
Named for Cleveland Ohio

 


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Austin Class Amphibious Transport Dock Laid down, 25 January 1963, at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula, MS.
Commissioned: USS Cleveland (LPD-7) 1 April 1967, at Norfolk, VA.
Cleveland is currently a member of the US Pacific Fleet and is Homeported at San Diego, CA.
Decommissioned, 30 September 2011, at Naval Station San Diego, Retention in Reserve. - Pearl Harbor.

Specifications: Displacement: 9,734 t.(lt),     Length: 570'   Beam: 100'    Draft: 23 ft.   Speed: 21 kts.
Complement:   24 Officers   400 Enlisted   Troop and Flag Accommodations:  840 Troops   90 Flag Staff
Armament:    [2] 25 mm MK38 chain guns     [2] Phalanx CIWS eight 50 cal. mgs.
Propulsion:  [2] Foster-Wheeler boilers   [2] DeLaval steam turbines  [2] Shafts, 24,000 Shaft Horsepower
Aircraft: [2] CH-46/CH-53   or   [4] UH-1/AH-1,   or   [2] AV-8B Harrier
Boats Assault Craft: (well deck capacity)
 

                         [2] 
LCM-8  or    [4] LCM-6  Landing Craft Utility LCM                                [1] Landing Craft Air Cushion LCAC                   
             
Lan
               20+ Amphibous Assult Vehicle AAV                                   20+ Combat Rubber Raiding Craft  CRRC
                 


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: Vern's PowerPoint  Show on his 2007 Cruise aboard the ship. There are many interesting photos
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