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USS Arlington (LPD 24)

USS ARLINGTON is the eighth SAN ANTONIO - class amphibious transport dock and the third ship in the Navy named after Arlington, Va. The ship is named in commemoration of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, and therefore, steel taken from the Pentagon will be displayed on board the USS ARLINGTON.

General Characteristics:Awarded: November 6, 2006
Keel laid: May 26, 2008
Launched: November 23, 2010
Commissioned: April 6, 2013
Builder: Northrop Grumman Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss.
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: Norfolk, Va.
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 ARLINGTON. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the ARLINGTON at Naval Base Norfolk, Va., on October 23, 2014.



The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the ARLINGTON at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va., on April 30, 2015. The ARLINGTON was onloading ammunition for an 11-day underway (departed Norfolk, Va., on May 4) to participate in Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 4/Marine Expeditionary Unit Integration Training (PMINT), with the 26th MEU, as part of the USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) ARG.



The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the ARLINGTON at the Marine Hydraulics Shipyard at Norfolk, Va., during a Phased Maintenance Availability (PMA) on October 12, 2016.



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