USS William Charette (DDG-130)
Graphical depiction of USS William Charette (DDG-130)
|Name:||USS William Charette|
|Awarded:||27 September 2018|
|Builder:||Bath Iron Works|
|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|
|Aircraft carried:||2 × SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopters|
|Aviation facilities:||Flight deck, Hangar bay|
USS William Charette (DDG-130) is a planned Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer of the United States Navy, the 80th overall for the class. She will be named in honor of Master Chief William R. Charette, a Korean War veteran and recipient of the Medal of Honor. William Charette will be the fifth ship of the Flight III series.
- "William Charette (DDG 130)". Naval Vessel Register. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
- "SECNAV Names Future Destroyer in Honor of US Navy Medal of Honor Recipient" (Press release). United States Navy. 18 March 2019. NNS190318-03. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
- This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain. The entry can be found here.
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