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USS Anchorage (LPD 23)

USS ANCHORAGE is the seventh SAN ANTONIO - class amphibious transport dock and the second ship in the Navy to bear the name.

General Characteristics:Awarded: June 1, 2006
Keel laid: September 24, 2007
Launched: February 12, 2011
Commissioned: May 4, 2013
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: San Diego, Calif.
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 ANCHORAGE. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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The photo below was taken by Lydia Perz and shows the ANCHORAGE at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on May 3, 2014.



The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the ANCHORAGE at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on December 27, 2014.



The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the ANCHORAGE undergoing a Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) at Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Continental Maritime of San Diego shipyard on April 18, 2016.



The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the ANCHORAGE undergoing a Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) at Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Continental Maritime of San Diego shipyard on October 6, 2016.



The photo below was taken by Sebastian Thoma and shows the ANCHORAGE at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on December 20, 2016.



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