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USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), Amphibious Assault Ship, United States Navy, USN
Code Number:
MYND01_093
Title:
USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), Amphibious Assault Ship, United States Navy, USN
Ordered December 1992
Laid down: 18/04/1995
Launched: 14/03/1997
Commissioned: 15/08/1998
Status: Active in service as of 2016
Homeport: San Diego, California

Class: Wasp-class
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Mississippi
Displacement: 27,565 tons light,
40,500 tons full,
12,821 tons dead
Length: 844 feet (257 meters) overall 778 feet (237 meters) waterline
Beam: 110 feet (34 meters) extreme,106 (32 meters) feet waterline
Draft: 27 feet (8.2 meters) navigational, 28 feet (8.5 meters) limit
Power Plant: 2x boilers, two geared steam turbines
Propulsion: 2x shafts 70,000 shaft horsepower (52 MW)
Speed: 20 knots (37 km/h)
Range: 9500+ miles (18,000 km), at 18 knots (33 km/h)

Complement (typical): Embarked ships company: 104 officers, 1,004 enlisted,
Embarked Marine detachment: 1,894 officers and enlisted
Armament: 2 RAM (Rolling Airframe Missile) launchers,
2 NATO Sea Sparrow launchers,
2 20 mm Phalanx CIWS mounts,
4 0.50 in (12.7 mm) machine guns,
3 25 mm Mk 38 machine guns,
2 40mm saluting batteries

aircraft (typical): Assault: 42 CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters,
Sea Control: 5 AV-8B Harrier attack planes. 6 ASW helicopters
Landing Craft (typical): 3 air cushion landing Craft (LCAC)
Motto: I have not yet begun to fight!
Nicknames: Revolutionary Gator, Bonnie Dick
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