USS HARLAN COUNTY was the 18th NEWPORT - class Tank Landing Ship and was last homeported at Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, Va.
HARLAN COUNTY was decommissioned on April 14, 1995, and was leased to the Spanish Navy the same day. Since then, HARLAN COUNTY is serving with the Spanish Navy as SPS PIZARRO (L 42).
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: July 15, 1966|
|Keel laid: November 7, 1970|
|Launched: July 24, 1971|
|Commissioned: April 8, 1972|
|Decommissioned: April 14, 1995|
|Builder: National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, Calif.|
|Propulsion system: 6 diesels; 16,000 horsepower; bow thruster|
|Propellers: two and one bow thruster screw|
|Length: 522 feet (159 meters)|
|Length over derrick arms: 561 feet (171 meters)|
|Beam: 70 feet (21.2 meters)|
|Draft: 17,4 feet (5.3 meters)|
|Displacement: approx. 8500 tons|
|Speed: 20 knots|
|Aircraft: helicopter platform only|
|Armament: one |
|Crew: 14 officers, 210 enlisted and approx. 350 embarked troops|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS HARLAN COUNTY. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USS HARLAN COUNTY Cruise Books:
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