USS George M. Neal
USS George M. Neal (DDG-131) is a planned Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer of the United States Navy, the 81th overall for the class. She will be named in honor of Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class George M. Neal, a Korean War veteran and prisoner of war, who was a recipient of the Navy Cross. George M. Neal will be the sixth ship of the Flight III series.
Graphical depiction of USS George M. Neal (DDG-131)
|Name:||USS George M. Neal|
|Namesake:||George M. Neal|
|Awarded:||27 September 2018|
|Builder:||Huntington Ingalls Industries|
|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|
- "George M. Neal (DDG 131)". Naval Vessel Register. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
- "SECNAV Names Destroyer in Honor of US Navy, Korean War Veteran" (Press release). United States Navy. 26 March 2019. NNS190326-09. Retrieved 26 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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