Iwo Jima class amphibious assault ship (USN, LPH-2)

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Iwo Jima class amphibious assault ship

specifications

Displacement: 10,717t light; 18.004t full load
Dimensions: 169.5m wl, 183.6m oa x 25.7m x 8.0m
Machinery: 1 shaft Westinghouse geared turbine,m 2 Combustion Engineering boilers, 22,000shp = 23.5kts
Armament: 8-3in/50 (4x2)
Sensors: Radar SPS-40
Complement: 667 (plus 2057 troops)

units

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Note
LPH-2 Iwo Jima Puget Sound NYd 2 Apr 1959 17 Sept 1960 26 Aug 1961 24 Sept 1993 stricken
LPH-3 Okinawa Philadelphia NYd 1 Apr 1960 19 Aug 1961 14 Apr 1962 17 Dec 1992 stricken
LPH-7 Guadalcanal Philadelphia NYd 1 Sept 1961 16 Mar 1963 30 Jul 1963 31 Aug 1994 stricken
LPH-9 Guam Philadelphia NYd 15 Nov 1962 22 Aug 1964 16 Jan 1965 25 Aug 1998 stricken
LPH-10 Tripoli Ingalls SB 15 Jun 1964 31 Jul 1965 6 Aug 1966 15 Sept 1995 stricken
LPH-11 New Orleans Philadelphia NYd 1 Mar 1966 3 Feb 1968 16 Nov 1968 23 Oct 1998 stricken
LPH-12 Inchon Ingalls SB 8 Apr 1968 24 May 1969 20 Jun 1970 24 May 2004 stricken