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U.S.S. WASP

(LHD-1)

HONOR TRADITION EXCELLENCE

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USS WASP (LHD-1) - a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship

In Commission 1989 to Present

LHD-1 Deployments - Major Events

Add a LHD-1 Shellback Initiation Add a LHD-1 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1985 - Keel Date: 30 MAY 1985
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
JAN 1986 - FEB 1986 Cape Horn
AUG 1987 - Launch Date: 4 AUG 1987
JUL 1989 - Commissioned: 29 JUL 1989
JAN 1991 - JAN 1991 Mediterranean
JUN 1991 - DEC 1991 Mediterranean
JAN 1993 - SEP 1993 Mediterranean
FEB 1993 - AUG 1993 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAR 1993 - AUG 1993 Somalia
APR 1993 - Shellback Initiation - 23 APR 1993 - Atlantic Ocean
DEC 1994 - JUN 1995 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
AUG 1995 - FEB 1996 Mediterranean
SEP 1995 - FEB 1996 Mediterranean
JAN 1996 - DEC 1996 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JUN 1996 - NOV 1996 Mediterranean
FEB 1998 - JUL 1998 Mediterranean
JAN 2000 - JUN 2000 Mediterranean
FEB 2002 - AUG 2002 Mediterranean
FEB 2004 - SEP 2004 Mediterranean
FEB 2004 - SEP 2004 Mediterranean
SEP 2006 - NOV 2006 Mediterranean
AUG 2007 - DEC 2007 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf

LHD-1 General Specifications

Class: Wasp-class amphibious assault ship

Complement: 1075 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 40532 tons

Length: 844 feet

Beam: 106 feet

Draft: 26.5 feet

Range: 9 500 Nautical Miles