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Code Number:
MYNV01P06_14.1701
Title:
USS Mount Hood, (AE-29), KILAUEA class ammunition ship, USS Roanoke (AOR-7) Wichita-class replenishment oiler, USS Kansas City, (AOR-3), Alameda NAS, ship, vessel, hull, maritime, warship, Alameda Naval Air Station, NAS, USN
USS MOUNT HOOD was the fourth ship in the KILAUEA class of ammunition ships and the second ship of the fleet to bear the name of the extinct volcano in the Cascade Mountain Range of Oregon.

The "Good Hood" as it was called by the ships it served, was deployed to the Western Pacific for the first time on 27 April 1972, and has completed three war-time and thirteen peace-time cruises since that time.

MOUNT HOOD was homeported in Concord, CA, and as of December 1999, she is held in reserve at Bremerton, Washington, and is designated a Naval Fleet Auxiliary.

General Characteristics:
Keel laid: May 8, 1967
Launched: July 17, 1968
Commissioned: May 1, 1971
Decommissioned: August 10, 1999
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Corp., Sparrows Point, Baltimore, Md.
Propulsion system: 3 Foster-Wheeler boilers; 600 psi (42.3kg/cm?); 870¡F (467¡C); 1 turbine, 22,000 hp (16.4 MW);
Automated Propulsion System (APS)
Propellers: one (six bladed)
Length: 564,3 feet (172 meters)
Beam: 81 feet (24.7 meters)
Draft: 28 feet (8.5 meters)
Displacement: approx. 20,000 tons full load
Speed: 20 knots
Aircraft: two CH-46 helicopters
Armament: two 20mm Phalanx CIWS, four machine guns
Crew: 401
Keywords:
San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA, Helipad, Heliport, Landing Pad, Heli Pad, Heli Port, Navy, Naval, Weapon, Military, Armament, Weaponry, warfare, Maritime, History, Archives
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Wernher Krutein

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