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1

What type of ship is LHD 6

USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) is a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship.

2

Max speed

20 knots

3

The length of BHR

844 ft

4

The power plant?

Two boilers, two geared steam turbines, two shafts, 70,000 shaft horsepower.

5

BHR's displacement?

40,500 tons

6

How many ASW helicopters?

six

7

How many AV-8B Harrier attack planes?

five

8

How many CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters?

42

9

What is BHR beam?

106

10

How many officers onboard?

104

11

How many enlisted onboard?

1,004

12

Marine detachment is how large?

1,894

13

It was named in honor of _______ famous frigate, which he had named the French equivalent of "Good Man Richard," in honor of Benjamin Franklin, the U.S. Ambassador to France at the time.

John Paul Jones

14

BHR was launched on in what year, month and day?

14 March 1997

15

On 23 April 2012, the Bonhomme Richard took the place of the _______ .

USS Essex (LHD-2)

16

The primary mission of USS Bonhomme Richard is to _____ .

To embark, deploy and land elements of a Marine landing force in amphibious assault operations by helicopter, landing craft and amphibious vehicle.