|Career (United States)|
|Name:||USS New York (LPD-21)|
|Namesake:||New York State|
|Awarded:||November 25, 2003|
|Builder:||Northrop Grumman Ship Systems|
|Laid down:||September 10, 2004|
|Launched:||December 20, 2007|
|Christened:||March 1, 2008|
|Commissioned:||September 11, 2009, New York City (scheduled)|
|Motto:||Never Forget, Strength Through Sacrifice"|
|Class and type:||San Antonio Class|
|Displacement:||24,900 tons full|
|Length:||208. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Events 1034 - Máel Coluim mac Cináeda, King of Scots dies Donnchad, the Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. Northrop Grumman Ship Systems ( NGSS) is the division of Northrop Grumman Corporation responsible for building small and medium shipping products Events 506 - The Bishops of Visigothic Gaul meet in the Council of Agde. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Events 69 - Vespasian, formerly a general under Nero, enters Rome to claim the title of Emperor. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Events 86 BC - Lucius Cornelius Sulla, at the head of a Roman Republic army enters in Athens, removing the Tyrant 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Stability conditions (watercraft is the term used to describe the various standard loading configurations to which a Ship, Boat, or offshore platform may be subjected 5 m (684 ft) overall,|
201. 4 m (661 ft) waterline
|Beam:|| 31. 9 m (105 ft) extreme,|
29. 5 m (97 ft) waterline
|Draft:||7 m (23 ft)|
|Propulsion:||Four Colt-Pielstick diesel engines, two shafts, 40,000 hp (30 MW)|
|Speed:||22 knots (41 km/h)|
|Boats and landing|
|Two LCACs (air cushion)|
or one LCU (conventional);
|Capacity:||699 (66 officers, 633 enlisted); surge to 800 total|
|Complement:||28 officers, 333 enlisted|
|Armament:||Two 30 mm Bushmaster II, for surface threat defense;|
two Rolling Airframe Missile launchers for air defense. SEMT Pielstick is a French diesel engine manufacturer based in Villepinte, France and owned by MAN B&W Diesel, a subsidiary of MAN AG SEMT Pielstick The Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC is a class of air-cushion vehicle / Hovercraft used as Landing craft by the United States Navy and The Landing Craft Utility (LCU is a type of boat used by amphibious forces to transport equipment and troops to the shore The Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV is the newest USMC Amphibious vehicle, intended for deployment in 2015 See also Bushmaster 25 mm chain gun Bushmaster III 35/50 mm chain gun Bionix-II AFV Combat The RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM is a small lightweight Infrared homing Surface-to-air missile in use by the United States Navy, Turkish
|Aircraft carried:||Four CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters or two MV-22 tilt rotor aircraft may be launched or recovered simultaneously. WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft. Please see WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft/page content for recommended layout WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft. Please see WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft/page content for recommended layout|
Pre-Commissioning Unit New York (LPD-21), the fifth ship in the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, is the sixth ship of the United States Navy to be named for the state of New York. Design & development The class's increased vehicle and substantial cargo carrying capacity will make it a key element of 21st century Amphibious Ready Groups Expeditionary Strike An amphibious transport dock (also called a landing platform dock or LPD) is an Amphibious warfare ship, a warship that embarks transports and lands elements New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous The ship is designed to deliver a fully-equipped battalion of 700 Marines.
The ship is the first to be fully designed from the CAD-screen up to support all three of the Marines' primary mobility capabilities - Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV), Landing Craft, Landing Craft Air Cushioned vehicle and the MV-22 Osprey. The Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV is the newest USMC Amphibious vehicle, intended for deployment in 2015 Landing craft are Boats and seagoing vehicles used to convey a Landing force ( Infantry and Vehicles) from the sea to the shore during an The Landing Craft Air Cushioned (LCAC is a class of air-cushion vehicle / Hovercraft used as Landing craft by the United States Navy and WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft. Please see WikipediaWikiProject Aircraft/page content for recommended layout 
Shortly after September 11, 2001, Governor of New York George E. Pataki wrote a letter to Secretary of the Navy Gordon England requesting that the Navy bestow the name USS New York on a surface warship involved in the War on Terror in honor of September 11's victims. Events 9 - The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest ends 506 - The Bishops of Visigothic Gaul Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. The Governor of New York is the head of the Executive branch of New York 's government and the Commander-in-chief of the state's military George Elmer Pataki (born June 24, 1945) is an American politician who was the 53rd Governor of New York serving three consecutive The United States Secretary of the Navy ( SECNAV) is the Civilian head of the Department of the Navy. Gordon Richard England ( September 15, 1937) is an American Businessman who currently serves as the United States Deputy Secretary of Defense The War on Terrorism (also known as the War on Terror) is the common term for the military political and legal, and ideological conflict and specifically for U In his letter, the Governor said he understood state names are currently reserved for submarines, but asked for special consideration so the name could be given to a surface ship. A submarine is a Watercraft that can operate independently below water as distinct from a Submersible that has only limited underwater capability The request was approved August 28, 2002. Events 475 - The Roman General Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his Capital See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar.
Coincidentally, a previous holder of the name, USS New York (BB-34), had its keel laid on September 11, 1911, exactly 90 years to the day before the WTC was attacked. Service Life Ordered south soon after commissioning New York was Flagship for Rear Admiral Frank F Events 9 - The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest ends 506 - The Bishops of Visigothic Gaul Year 1911 ( MCMXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year
Twenty-four tons of the steel used in its construction came from the small amount of rubble from the World Trade Center actually preserved for posterity. The World Trade Center in New York City, United States (sometimes informally the WTC or Twin Towers) was a complex of seven buildings in Lower Manhattan Steel from the World Trade Center was melted down at Amite Foundry and Machine in Amite, Louisiana to cast the ship's bow section. Amite City is a town in and the Parish seat of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. It was poured into the molds on September 9, 2003. Events 1000 - Battle of Svolder, Viking Age. 1379 - Treaty of Neuberg, splitting the Austrian Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. With seven tons melted down and cast to form the ship's "stem bar" — part of the ship's bow. The shipyard workers reportedly treated it with "reverence usually accorded to religious relics", gently touching it as they walked by. 
On September 9, 2004, the Secretary of the Navy announced that two of her sister ships will be named Arlington and Somerset, in commemoration of the places two of the other planes used in the attack came down: Somerset County, Pennsylvania and Arlington, Virginia. Events 1000 - Battle of Svolder, Viking Age. 1379 - Treaty of Neuberg, splitting the Austrian "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Somerset County is a County located in the state of Pennsylvania.
The contract to build New York was awarded to Northrop Grumman Ship Systems of New Orleans, Louisiana in 2003. Northrop Grumman Ship Systems ( NGSS) is the division of Northrop Grumman Corporation responsible for building small and medium shipping products New Orleans (nʲuːˈɔrliənz nʲuːˈɔrlənz French: La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port city and the largest city in Louisiana New York was under construction in New Orleans at the time of Hurricane Katrina. Hurricane Katrina of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season was the costliest hurricane, as well as one of the five deadliest in the history of the United States 
The prospective commanding officer is Commander F. Curtis Jones, a native of Binghamton, New York.
New York was christened on March 1, 2008, in a ceremony at at Avondale Shipyards in New Orleans, Louisiana. Events 86 BC - Lucius Cornelius Sulla, at the head of a Roman Republic army enters in Athens, removing the Tyrant 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Dotty England, the ship’s sponsor, smashed the traditional champagne bottle on the ship’s bow and christened the ship New York. Several dignitaries were in attendance, including Louisiana Congressman William J. Jefferson, Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England, members of the New York Police Department and New York Fire Department, and family members of 9/11 victims. William Jennings "Bill" Jefferson (born March 14, 1947) is an American politician from the U Gordon Richard England ( September 15, 1937) is an American Businessman who currently serves as the United States Deputy Secretary of Defense The champagne bottle did not break the first time it was struck against the hull of the ship, but the second attempt was successful (see photograph).
See USS New York for other ships named for the state, and USS New York City for ships named for the city. Seven United States Navy ships have borne the name USS New York, five of them after the State of New York and one after New York City
This article contains information from the Naval Vessel Registry and various other US Navy Web sites. The Naval Vessel Register ( NVR) is the official inventory of ships and service craft in custody of or titled by the United States Navy.