USS TRIPOLI is the second ship in the AMERICA - class of amphibious assault ships and the third ship in the Navy to bear the name. Unlike the other amphibious assault ships in the Navy, the USS TRIPOLI is not equipped with a well deck to provide more space for aviation facilities.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: May 31, 2012|
|Keel laid: June 20, 2014|
|Launched: May 1, 2017|
|Commissioned: July 15, 2020|
|Builder: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, Miss.|
|Propulsion system: two marine gas turbines|
|Aircraft elevators: two|
|Length: 844 feet (257.3 meters)|
|Beam: 106 feet (32.3 meters)|
|Draft: 26 feet (7.9 meters)|
|Displacement: approx. 44,971 tons full load|
|Speed: 22+ knots|
|Aircraft: 30+ (including V-22 Osprey, AH-1Z Viper and AH-1W Super Cobra, F-35B, CH-53K Sea Stallion, MH-60S Naval Hawk)|
|Crew: Ship: 65 officers, 994 enlisted Marine Detachment: 1871|
|Armament: two |
|Homeport: San Diego, Calif.|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS TRIPOLI. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USS TRIPOLI Image Gallery:
The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the TRIPOLI under construction at Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., on October 17, 2019.
The photos below were taken by Sebastian Thoma and show the TRIPOLI at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on November 29, 2021.