About Our Ship
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Ship’s Namesake
USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) is named for Fort Worth, Texas, the 17th largest city in the United States and the 5th largest city in Texas. She is the first naval warship to be named Fort Worth.

Sponsor
U.S Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth


Ship’s Characteristics
Length – 390 ft
Beam – 58 ft
Draft – 13 ft
Displacement – Approx. 3,000 metric tons full load
Propulsion – CODAG: 2 Rolls-Royce MT-30 36MW gas turbines, 2 Colt-Pielstick diesel engines, 4 Rolls-Royce Kamewa waterjets
Speed – In excess of 40 knots
Crew – 40 Core Crew; Accommodations for up to 75 sailors
Hull – Survivable, semi-planning steel mono hull with aluminum superstructure
Armament – 1x Mk 110 57 mm gun; 21x RIM 116 Rolling Airframe Missiles; 2x .50 cal machine guns; 2x 30 mm Bushmaster chain guns (w/ SUW Mission Module)
Aircraft – 2x MH-60B/R/S Seahawk; MQ-8 Firescout
COMMISSIONED: 22 SEPT 2012
LOCATION: Galveston, TX


 
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