BLUE RIDGE (LCC-19) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Command

Country of Origin: USA

Vessels in this class were originally designed for service as amphibious command ships (LCC), but they now also operate as fleet command ships and as the headquarters for multi-service Joint Task Forces (JTF). They were originally classified as amphibious force flagships (AGC), then reclassified as LCC on Jan. 1, 1969. A third ship of this class, LCC-21, which was to have been built as a fleet command ship, was cancelled. HULL: The hull and propulsion machinery are similar to that of...


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