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USS Barnstable County (LST-1197), Newport class of amphibious ships, Chesapeake Bay
Code Number:
MYNV17P09_18B
Title:
USS Barnstable County (LST-1197), Newport class of amphibious ships, Chesapeake Bay
Namesake: Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Ordered: 15 July 1966
Builder: National Steel and Shipbuilding Corporation
Laid down: 19 December 1970
Launched: 2 October 1971
Acquired: 1 May 1972
Commissioned: 27 May 1972
Decommissioned: 29 June 1994
Struck: 23 July 2002
Fate: Sold to the Spanish Navy
Career (Spain)
Name: Hern‡n CortŽs
Namesake: Hern‡n CortŽs
Commissioned: 26 August 1994
Decommissioned: 13 November 2009
Identification: Pennant number- L-41

Class and type: Newport class tank landing ship
Displacement: 8,792 long tons (8,933.1 t) full load
Length: 522 feet (159.1 m)
Beam: 70 feet (21.34 m)
Draft: 19 feet (5.79 m)
Propulsion: 6 diesels; 16,000 hp; 2 shafts; Single screw controllable pitch bow thruster
Speed: 20 knots (37.0 km/h)
Capacity: 17,300 sq feet (1,607.2 m2) vehicle, 2,000 short tons (1,814.4 t) total (500 short tons (453.6 t) when beaching)
Troops: 360-400 embarked troops
Complement: 14 officers, 210 enlisted
Armament: 4 12.7 mm machine guns, 1 20 mm Phalanx CIWS

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