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NavSource Online: Amphibious Photo Archive
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USS Portland (LPD-27)
San Antonio Class Amphibious Transport Dock:
Laid down, 2 August 2013, at Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, MS.
Launched, 12 February 2016
Christened, 23 May 2016
Successfully completed Acceptance Trials, 18 August 2017
Delivered to the Navy, 18 September 2017
Scheduled commissioning date, 21 April 2018
Displacement 25,000 t.(fl)
Draft 23 ft.
Speed 22 kts.
Complement 33 Officers, 411 Enlisted
Troop Accommodations 66 Officers, 625 Enlisted
Vehicles/Cargo (Net): Three Vehicle Decks (2323 sq m)
Two Cargo/Ammo Magazines (708 cu m)
Cargo Fuel, JP-5 (1190 cu m) , MOGAS (38 cu m)
Two Operating Rooms
24 Person Hospital Ward
100 Casualty Overflow Capacity:
Hangar - "O" Level, Maintenance Facilities for; One CH-53E, or Two CH-46s, or One MV-22, or Three UH/AH-1s
Landing - Two CH-53s, or Four AH/UH-1s, or Four CH-46s, or Two MV-22s, or One AV-8B Harrier:
4 - Medium Speed Turbocharged Marine Diesels
2 - Shafts
2 - Single Reversing Reduction Gears
2 - Inboard Rotating (top) Fixed Pitch Propellers
5 - 2500 KW Ship Service Marine Diesel Generators
5 - Main Ship Service 60 Hz SWBS
3 - Ship Service 400 Hz SWBS
3 - 60 to 400 Hz solid State Frequency changers
Zonal 60 Hz Power distribution system
Advanced Degaussing System
7 - 700 KW Non-CFC Air conditioning Plants
5 - 12000 GPD Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plants
10 - 1000 GPM Navy Standard Firepumps
2 - HP Air Compressors
3 - LP Air Compressors
3 - Deballast Air Compressors
Digital Flux Gate Magnetic Compass
AN/WSN-7(V)1 Inertial Navigation System
AN/WQN-2 Doppler Sonar Velocity Log System
AN/UQN-4A Sonar Sounding Set, Dead Reckoning System
Navigation Telex System
1 - MK 41, 16 Cell VLS, (Space & Weight)
2 - MK 31 Mod 0 RAM Launchers
2 - MK 46 Mod 1 30mm Machine Guns
2 - MK 26 Mod 17 .50 Cal Machine Guns
Command & Control
AN/SPQ-12(V) Radar Display Dist. Distribution System
MK 2 SSDS
AN/KSQ-1 Amphibious Assault Direction System
MK 91, 2 Channel MFCS
EW & Decoy Systems
MK 36 SRBOC
MK 53 / NULKA
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||During the Keel Authentication Ceremony for Portland (LPD-27), 2 August 2013. Bonnie Amos, wife of Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Amos, and ship sponsor, looks at the ceremonial keel plate with her initials on it that will remain with the ship during its naval service.
US Navy photo # 130802-N-ZZ999-001 PASCAGOULA, Miss. (Aug. 2, 2013) courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. by Lance Davis.
||Portland (LPD-27) on the builders ways, at Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, MS.
Photo courtesy Ingalls Shipbuilding
|USS Portland Commissioning Committee
||Portland (LPD-27) launch, 9 April 2016, at Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, MS.
Photo courtesy Ingalls Shipbuilding
||Portland (LPD-27) running her first set of sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico. Ingalls' test and trials team spent four days
operating the 11th San Antonio-class ship and demonstrating its systems.
US Navy Photo # 170703-N-N0101-001 GULF OF MEXICO (July 3, 2017), by Lance Davis
||Portland (LPD-27) moored pierside at Huntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, MS., 16 September 2017. Portland was moored forward of
Tripoli (LHA-7) during that ship's christening ceremony, which is the reason for the red, white and Blue bunting.
||Photo by Dale Hargrave
There is no DANFS history available for USS Portland (LPD-27) at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
USS Portland Commissioning Committee
Navy Fact File - Amphibious Transport Dock - LPD
Federation of American Scientists, Military Analysis Network, US Navy Ships
Last Updated 22 September 2017
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