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Photographer:Glenn Towler [View profile]Title:USS Tarawa LHA1Added:May 07, 2008
Photo Category: Landing Ships
Shot taken on: 10/05/08
US Navy Tarawa Class Multi Role Amphibious Assault Ships LHA 1

Seen here off Battery Point in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia heading to sea after a 3 day visit.

Displacement 38,900 tons (fl.)
Length 820'
Beam 106'
Draft 26'
Speed 24 kts.
Complement 82 Officer, 882 Enlisted
Troop Accommodations 1900 plus
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

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Pennant no.:LHA1
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