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IWO JIMA
Code - N624
1.75  
Qty
Class - 7
Date - 1961
Type - LPH
Description - U.S.S. IWO JIMA N624 Completed 1961. Sisters: Okinawa, Guadacanal, Guam,Tripoli,New Orleans & Inchon. Displacement 10,717 tons Speed 23 knots Dimensions 556' x 84' x 26; Armament 8 x 3" (4 later replaced by 2 Phalanx) SAM 2 Octuple Sea Sparrow Aircraft 20 Sea Knight or 11 Sea Stallion (4 Harriers can replace some helicopters) Capacity 1 Marine Battalion