USS Mount Whitney - LCC20

Name: USS Mount Whitney
Ordered: 10 August 1966
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company
Laid down: 8 January 1969
Launched: 8 January 1970
Commissioned: 16 January 1971
Homeport: Gaeta, Italy
Status: in active service
Badge: USS Mount Whitney LCC-20 Crest.png
General characteristics
Displacement: 18,400 tons full load
Length: 189 m (620.1 ft)
Beam: 33 m (108.3 ft)
Draft: 906.78 cm (29.8 ft) full load
Propulsion: Two boilers, one geared turbine
Capacity: 930
Complement: 170 officers and enlisted men; and 155 Military Sealift Command civilian sailors
Aircraft carried: One helicopter, currently a MH-60S Knight Hawk

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