USS AUSTIN
LPD 4
  
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Keel Laid: February 4, 1963
Launched: June 27, 1964
Commissioned: February 6, 1965
Decommissioned: September 27, 2006

Builder: New York Naval Shipyard, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Propulsion system: two boilers, two steam turbines
Propellers: two 
Length, overall: 569 feet (173.4 meters)
Beam: 105 feet (32 meters)
Draft: 23 feet (7 meters) ballasted: 34 feet (10.4 meters)
Displacement: approx. 16.900 tons full load
Speed: 21 knots
Crew: 24 Officers, 396 Enlisted, Marine detachment ~900
Well deck capacity: one LCAC or one LCU or four LCM-8 
or nine LCM-6 or 24 amphibious assault vehicles (AAV)
Armament: 
 - 2 MK-15 MOD 2 Close-in-Weapons Systems (CIWS)
 - 2 MK-38 25mm guns
 - 8 .50 - calibre machine guns