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LSD 41 Whidbey Island  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 9 February 1985
Total Production: 8
Unitary Cost: USD$324 million
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Northrop Grumman
Parent System: LSD 41 Whidbey Island
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 9 February 1985
Total Production: 8
Total Cost: USD$2.6 billion
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Description: The LSD 41 Whidbey Island-class Dock Landing Ships support amphibious assault operations including landings via LCACs, LCUs, and helicopters onto hostile shores. The LSD 41 class ships were specifically designed to accommodate and provide repair for LCAC landing crafts. Two Mk 38 25mm and six 12.7mm machine guns and two Mk 15 Phalanx provide firepower protection against incoming threats.

LSD 41 Whidbey Island Specifications

Crew: 413
Troops: 504
Beam: 25.6 meter (84 foot)
Length: 186 meter (609 foot)
Total Combined Power: 33,000 shp (24.6 MW)
Top Speed: 11.4 mps (22.2 knot)
Full Displacement: 16,200 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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LSD 41 Whidbey Island News

There are 3 news between
9 Jul 2008 and 6 Jul 2009
Monday, July 6, 2009US Navy to Conduct Maritime Laser Demonstration in Support of its Surface Fighting Ships
Tuesday, January 13, 2009SSDS to Be Integrated onto CVN 78, LHA 6 and LSD 41 Ships
Wednesday, July 9, 2008General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded Contract for LSD 41 and LSD 49-class Amphibious Assault Ships Modernization

Operators & Related Equipment

United States of America8
Oct 20138

Grand Total 81
Auxiliary Vessels
LCAC 1x4
Cannons & Gear
Mk 38x2
Protection Systems
Mk 15 Phalanx Block 1/1Ax2
Mk-31 RAMx2

LSD 41 Whidbey Island Ship Listing

SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
LSD 41 USS Whidbey Island-9 Feb 19852021
LSD 42 USS Germantown-1 Feb 19862021
LSD 43 USS Fort McHenry-24 Jul 1987-
LSD 44 USS Gunston Hall-22 Apr 19892021
LSD 45 USS Comstock-3 Feb 1990-
LSD 46 USS Tortuga-17 Nov 1990-
LSD 47 USS Rushmore-1 Jun 1991-
LSD 48 USS Ashland-12 Mar 1992-

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