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USS Portland (LPD 27)

USS PORTLAND is the eleventh SAN ANTONIO - class amphibious transport dock and the third ship in the Navy to bear the name but the first named exclusively for the city in Oregon. The PORTLAND was commissioned without ceremony on December 14, 2017. A commissioning ceremony was held during a visit of USS PORTLAND at Portland, Or., on April 21, 2018.

General Characteristics:Awarded: July 27, 2012
Keel laid: May 20, 2013
Launched: February 13, 2016
Commissioned: December 14, 2017
Builder: Northrop Grumman Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss.
Propulsion system: four sequentially turbocharged marine Colt-Pielstick Diesels
Propellers: two
Length: 684 feet (208.5 meters)
Beam: 105 feet (31.9 meters)
Draft: 23 feet (7 meters)
Displacement: approx. 24,900 tons
Speed: 22 knots
Well deck capacity: two LCAC or one LCU and 14 Expeditionary Fighting Vehicles
Aircraft: landing platform for all helicopters and the MV-22 Osprey; maintenance facilities for one CH-53E or two CH-46s or one MV-22 or three UH/AH-1s
Crew: Ship: 28 officers, 332 enlisted
Marine Detachment: 66 officers, 633 enlisted (can be expanded to 800)
Homeport: San Diego, Calif.
Armament: two Bushmaster II 30 mm Close in Guns; two Rolling Airframe Missile launchers

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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS PORTLAND. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.

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The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the PORTLAND at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on March 2, 2019.

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