::::  Modern Warships - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
CHARLESTON
Code - N698A
1.35  
Qty
Class - 5
Date - 1968
Type - LKA
Description - U.S.S. CHARLESTON N698A Amphibious Cargo Ship (LKA) completed 1988. Sisters Durham, Mobile, St. Louis & El Paso. Displacement 10,000 tons light 20,700 tons full load Dimensions 575 x 62 x 25 Armament 6 x 3 2 x Vulcan Phalanx Speed 30 knots Are able to carry up to 360 troops and 9 L.C.M.s