USS GUADALCANAL
LPH 7
  
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            Keel Laid: September 1, 1961
            Launched: March 16, 1963
            Commissioned: July 20, 1963
            Decommissioned: August 31, 1994

            Builder: Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, PA.
            Propulsion system: Two boilers, one geared steam turbines, 
             one shaft, 22,000 total shaft horsepower, 16 MW
            Length: 603,65 feet (184 meters)
            Beam: 104 feet (31.7 meters)
            Draft: 25,9 feet (7.9 meters)
            Displacement: approx. 19,500 tons full load
            Speed: 23 knots
            Crew: Ship: 82 officers, 638 enlisted; Marine Detachment: 1,750
            Armament: 
             - two Phalanx CIWS
       - two Mk 25 Sea Sparrow Missile Launchers
       - four 75mm/50 cal AA guns