Blue Ridge class amphibious command ships (USN, LCC-19)

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Blue Ridge class amphibious command ships

specifications

Displacement: 19,290t full load
Dimensions: 189.9m oa x 25.0m wl, 32.9m ext x 8.2m
Machinery: 1 shaft General Electric geared turbines, 2 Foster Wheeler boilers, 22,000shp = 20kts
Armament: 2 Sea Sparrow SAM (2x8), 4-3in/50 (2x2)
Sensors: Radar SPS-40, SPS-48 (plus extensive communications arrays)
Complement: 720 (plus 700 flag)

units

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp History Note
LCC-19 Blue Ridge Philadelphia NY 27 Feb 1967 4 Jan 1969 14 Nov 1970
LCC-20 Mount Whitney Newport News 8 Jan 1969 8 Jan 1970 16 Jan 1971