U.S.S. CORONADO

(AGF-11)

IVORY BEAST OF THE MIDDLE EAST

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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
MAY 1965 - Keel Date: 3 MAY 1965
at Lockheed Shipbuilding
JUL 1966 - Launch Date: 30 JUL 1966
MAY 1970 - Commissioned: 23 MAY 1970
APR 1973 - APR 1975 Mediterranean
SEP 1980 - Shellback Initiation - 22 SEP 1980 - Indian Ocean
SEP 1985 - JUN 1986 Deployment to Gaeta Italy ( 6th Fleet Flagship)
SEP 1985 - JUN 1986 Mediterranean-Lebanon
FEB 1988 - NOV 1988 Deployment Bahrain Commander Joint Task Force Middle East
APR 1988 - APR 1988 Operation Praying Mantis
JAN 1989 - JAN 1992 Desert Storm
OCT 1991 - OCT 1991 Alaska
JUN 1992 - OCT 1992 Regular Overhaul
JUL 1992 - OCT 1992 Regular Overhaul
JAN 1995 - JAN 1999 RIMPAC
JUL 1995 - OCT 1995 Dry Dock
JUN 1996 - JUN 1996 RIMPAC
SEP 2006 - Decommissioned: 30 SEP 2006
SEP 2015 - SEP 2015 SINKEX - 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