For RATING SHIRTS - Click on your Rating Abbreviation below:
AB AC AD AE AG AK AM AO AQ AS AT AW AX AZ BM BT BU
CE CM CS CT DC DK DM DP DS DT EA EM EN EO ET EW
FC FT GM GS (53-61) GS (78-Now) HM HT IC IM IS IT JO LI LN LS
MA (48-67) MA (72-Now) ME ML MM MN MR MS MT MU NAVY NC ND OM OS OT
PC PH PM PN PR QM RD (WW2) RD (48-72) RM SD SF SH SK SM
SO ST SV SW TM UT WT YN NAVY DIVER


U.S.S. CORONADO

(AGF-11)

IVORY BEAST OF THE MIDDLE EAST

Click to view crew list
 

USS CORONADO (AGF-11) - an Austin class amphibious transport dock

In Commission 1970 to 2006

AGF-11 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AGF-11 Shellback Initiation Add a AGF-11 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1965-Keel Date: 3 MAY 1965
at Lockheed Shipbuilding
JUL1966-Launch Date: 30 JUL 1966
MAY1970-Commissioned: 23 MAY 1970
APR1973-APR1975Mediterranean
SEP1980-Shellback Initiation - 22 SEP 1980 - Indian Ocean
SEP1985-JUN1986Deployment to Gaeta Italy ( 6th Fleet Flagship)
SEP1985-JUN1986Mediterranean-Lebanon
FEB1988-NOV1988Deployment Bahrain Commander Joint Task Force Middle East
APR1988-APR1988Operation Praying Mantis
JAN1989-JAN1992Desert Storm
OCT1991-OCT1991Alaska
JUN1992-OCT1992Regular Overhaul
JUL1992-OCT1992Regular Overhaul
JAN1995-JAN1999RIMPAC
JUL1995-OCT1995Dry Dock
JUN1996-JUN1996RIMPAC
SEP2006-Decommissioned: 30 SEP 2006
SEP2015-SEP2015SINKEX - 12 SEP 2015 - 102 miles S. of GUAM

AGF-11 General Specifications

Class: Austin class amphibious transport dock

Named for: The City of Coronado

Complement: 106 Officers and 1247 Enlisted

Displacement: 16405 tons

Length: 567 feet

Beam: 108 feet

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Final Disposition: Awaiting disposal