USS SOMERSET
LPD 25
  
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Keel Laid: December 11, 2009
Christened: July 28, 2012
Commissioned: March 1, 2014

Builder: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Avondale, LA.
Propulsion system: 4 - Colt-Pielstick 2.5 STC diesel engines
Propellers: 2 - Inboard rotating (top) fixed pitch propellers
Length, overall: 684 feet (208.5 meters)
Beam: 105 feet (31.9 meters)
Draft: 23 feet (7.0 meters) 
Displacement: approx. 24.900 tons full load
Speed: ~22 knots
Crew: 28 Officers, 30 CPO/SNCO, 332 Enlisted; 
Marine detachment: 699 (66 officers, 633 enlisted); surge to 800 total
Well deck capacity: two LCACs
Aviation: one CH-53E, or two CH-46s, or one MV-22, or three UH/AH-1s
Armament: 
 - 2 - MK 31 Mod 0 RAM (Rolling Airframe Missile) Launchers
 - 2 - MK 46 Mod 1 30mm Gun systems
 - 2 - MK 26 Mod 18 .50 Cal Machine guns
Homeport: San Diego, CA.