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USS Detroit specifications
The latest USS Detroit, the sixth vessel to bear the name, puts the Navy’s latest technology into its fastest combat ship. Littoral combat ships are designed to operate in shallower waters than the fleet’s larger members. To do that, it’s designed for maximum speed and maneuverability. In addition, the ship can modify up to 40 percent of its onboard space in order to meet the demands of different mission types.
Class and type: Littoral combat ship (LCS), Freedom variant
Full load and displacement: 3,400 metric tons
Length: 389 feet
Beam (width): 57 feet
Draft (depth): 13.5 feet
Speed: 45 knots (52 mph)
Propulsion: Combined diesel and gas turbine with steerable water jet propulsion
Complement: 50 core crew, with accommodations for up to 98
360-degree photography: Daniel Mears / The Detroit News
Additional photography: Lockheed Martin, U.S. Navy
Design: Tom Gromak / The Detroit News
Editor: Kevin Hardy / The Detroit News
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