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USS New York (LPD 21)

USS NEW YORK is the fifth SAN ANTONIO - class amphibious transport dock and the sixth ship in the Navy named in honor of the state. In honor of the victims of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001, a total of seven and a half tons of steel from the World Trade Center were recovered and melted down and cast to become the ship's stem bar.

General Characteristics:Awarded: November 25, 2003
Keel laid: September 10, 2004
Launched: December 19, 2007
Commissioned: November 7, 2009
Builder: Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Avondale, New Orleans, La.
Propulsion system: four sequentially turbocharged marine Colt-Pielstick Diesels
Propellers: two
Length: 684 feet (208.5 meters)
Beam: 105 feet (31.9 meters)
Draft: 23 feet (7 meters)
Displacement: approx. 24,900 tons
Speed: 22 knots
Well deck capacity: two LCAC or one LCU and 14 Expeditionary Fighting Vehicles
Aircraft: landing platform for all helicopters and the MV-22 Osprey; maintenance facilities for one CH-53E or two CH-46s or one MV-22 or three UH/AH-1s
Crew: Ship: 28 officers, 332 enlisted
Marine Detachment: 66 officers, 633 enlisted (can be expanded to 800)
Homeport: Mayport, Fla.
Armament: two Bushmaster II 30 mm Close in Guns; two Rolling Airframe Missile launchers


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS NEW YORK. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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USS NEW YORK Construction Gallery:

Northrop Grumman Ship Systems Photo


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