Amphibious Command Ship


Amphibious Command Ship

Amphibious Command Ships in the United States Navy are the large, purpose built ships of the "Blue Ridge" class. Originally designed to command large amphibious invasions like Operation Overlord, with the lack of amphibious invasions to command, they have become general command ships, serving as floating headquarters for the different combatant commands. Currently, they are assigned to Seventh and Sixth Fleets.

hips

*USS "Blue Ridge" (LCC-19)
*USS "Mount Whitney" (LCC-20)

External links

* [http://www.navy.mil/navydata/fact_display.asp?cid=4200&tid=500&ct=4 U.S. Navy Factfile]


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