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USS Tarawa & RSV Aurora Australis

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Photographer:Glenn Towler [View profile]Title:USS Tarawa & RSV Aurora AustralisAdded:May 13, 2008
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Photo Category: Shipping
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Shot taken on: 13/05/08

Seen here passing the RSV Aurora Australis as the Tarawa recommences her journey Home to the US have a 3 day stop over in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

Displacement 38,900 tons (fl.)
Length 820'
Beam 106'
Draft 26'
Speed 24 kts.
Complement 82 Officer, 882 Enlisted
Troop Accommodations 1900 plus
Armament
two RAM launchers
two single 5"/54 dual purpose gun mounts
two single 20mm Phalanx (CIWS)
six single 25mm chain guns
Aircraft 28 amphibious transport helicopters
Propulsion two 600 psi boilers, two geared steam turbines, two shafts, 70,000 total shaft horsepower

Specifications sourced from: www.navsource.org
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