USS Quentin Walsh

USS Quentin Walsh (DDG-132) is a planned United States Navy Arleigh Burke-class Flight III guided missile destroyer, the 82nd overall for the class.[1][2] She will be named for Captain Quentin Walsh (1910–2000), a United States Coast Guard officer who earned the Navy Cross during the World War II.[3]

USS Quentin Walsh (DDG-132) artist depiction
Graphical depiction of USS Quentin Walsh (DDG-132)
History
United States
Name: USS Quentin Walsh
Namesake: Quentin Walsh
Awarded: 21 December 2018[1]
Builder: Bath Iron Works
Status: Under construction
General characteristics
Class and type: Arleigh Burke-class destroyer
Displacement: 9,200 long tons (9,300 t)
Length: 510 ft (160 m)
Draft: 33 ft (10 m)
Propulsion: 4 × General Electric LM2500-30 gas turbines, 2 shafts, 100,000 shp (75 MW)
Complement: 380 officers and enlisted
Armament:
Aircraft carried: 2 × SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopters
Aviation facilities: Flight deck, Hangar bay

References

  1. ^ a b "Walsh (DDG 132)". Naval Vessel Register. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  2. ^ "SECNAV Names Future Destroyer in Honor of US Coast Guard, World War II Navy Cross Recipient" (Press release). U.S. Navy. 6 June 2019. NNS180312-11. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  3. ^ Cone, Allen (7 June 2019). "U.S. Navy names destroyer after Coast Guard hero Quentin Walsh". UPI Defense News. United Press International. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
Flight I ships
Flight II ships
Flight IIA ships
Flight III ships

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