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USS MOBILE

(AKA-115)

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USS MOBILE (AKA-115 ) - a Charleston-class amphibious cargo ship

In Commission 1969 to 1994

AKA-115 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1941 - DEC 1988 West Pac
JAN 1968 Keel Date: 15 JAN 1968
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
OCT 1968 Launch Date: 19 OCT 1968
JUN 1969 - NOV 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1969 Commissioned: 29 SEP 1969
MAR 1970 - NOV 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1970 - OCT 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1971 - APR 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1971 - AUG 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 4 NOV 1971 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 4 NOV 1971 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1972 - JAN 1976 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1972 - DEC 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1972 - MAY 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1972 - MAY 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1972 - APR 1973 West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB 1973 - FEB 1974 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1973 - NOV 1974 West Pac
JAN 1975 - JUL 1975 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1975 - SEP 1975 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1980 - JUL 1980 West Pac-Indian Ocean
APR 1980 - Shellback Initiation - 16 APR 1980 - Indian Ocean
JUN 1984 - NOV 1984 West Pac
AUG 1984 - Shellback Initiation - 27 AUG 1984 - Indian Ocean
JAN 1986 - JUN 1986 West Pac
JAN 1986 - JUL 1986 West Pac
JAN 1988 - JUL 1988 West Pac
DEC 1990 - SEP 1991 Desert Shield / Storm
AUG 1991 - Shellback Initiation - 2 AUG 1991 - Indian Ocean
FEB 1994 Decommissioned: 25 FEB 1994

AKA-115 General Specifications

Class: Charleston-class amphibious cargo ship

Complement: 50 Officers and 592 Enlisted

Displacement: 8368 tons

Length: 575 feet 6 inches

Beam: 82 feet

Draft: 25 feet 5 in



USS MOBILE (AKA-115)



The fourth Mobile (AKA-115) was assigned that name 6 November 1967 and laid down at the Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co. Newport News Va. 15 January 1968. Still under construction she is scheduled to be completed in early spring 1969.


Mobile was reclassified LKA-115 on 1/1/1969.

[Note: The above USS MOBILE (AKA-115) history may or may not contain text provided by crew members of the USS MOBILE (AKA-115) or by other non-crew members and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]

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[Note: The above USS MOBILE (AKA-115) history may or may not contain text provided by crew members of the USS MOBILE (AKA-115) or by other non-crew members and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]