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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. GUADALCANAL

(LPH-7)

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LPH-7 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1963-JAN1964Panama Canal
JUL1963-JUL1963Commisioning
JAN1964-MAR1964Panama Canal
FEB1964-APR1964Panama Canal
SEP1964-NOV1964Steel Pike 1
JAN1965-MAY1965Caribbean
JAN1965-APR1965Caribbean
APR1965-SEP1966Dominican Republic Crisis
JAN1966-DEC1967Dry Dock
MAR1966-JUL1966Caribbean
JUL1966-Recovery Ship for Gemini 10
OCT1966-MAR1967Dry Dock
OCT1966-OCT1966New York City ...Fleet Week
AUG1967-JAN1968Caribbean
MAR1969-MAR1969Primary recovery ship for the Apollo 9
MAY1969-SEP1969Caribbean
AUG1969-SEP1969Hurricane Camille
SEP1969-Shellback Initiation - 13 SEP 1969 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN1970-MAY1970Caribbean
JUL1970-AUG1970Northern Europe Midshipman Cruise
AUG1970-OCT1970Caribbean
SEP1970-DEC1970Sea Trials
OCT1970-DEC1970Guantanamo Bay
JAN1971-AUG1974Mediterranean
OCT1971-NOV1971Mediterranean
FEB1972-AUG1972BLT2/2
FEB1972-Shellback Initiation - 2 FEB 1972 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB1972-AUG1972Mediterranean
MAR1972-Shellback Initiation - 2 MAR 1972 - Atlantic Ocean
MAY1973-NOV1973Mediterranean
MAY1973-DEC1973Mediterranean
JUN1975-JAN1976North Atlantic
JUN1975-JUL1975Guantanamo Bay
JAN1976-JUL1976Mediterranean-Lebanon
JAN1976-JUL1976Guantanamo Bay
JAN1976-JUL1976Mediterranean
MAR1976-JUL1976Mediterranean
SEP1976-NOV1976North Atlantic
DEC1976-SEP1977Mediterranean-Lebanon
JAN1977-MAR1977Caribbean
SEP1977-SEP1977Mediterranean
JAN1978-SEP1978North Atlantic
AUG1978-NOV1978North Atlantic
MAR1979-NOV1979Dry Dock
JAN1980-FEB1980Guantanamo Bay
MAY1980-NOV1980Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY1980-NOV1980Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JUL1980-Shellback Initiation - 7 JUL 1980 - Indian Ocean
JUL1980-Shellback Initiation - 25 JUL 1980 - Indian Ocean
MAY1981-NOV1981Mediterranean
AUG1982-OCT1982North Atlantic
JAN1983-JUN1983Mediterranean-Lebanon
FEB1983-Shellback Initiation - 24 FEB 1983 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT1983-NOV1983Mediterranean
JAN1984-JAN1985Mediterranean-Lebanon
JAN1985-SEP1987Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV1985-JUN1986Mediterranean
MAY1987-DEC1987Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUL1987- Shellback Initiation - 20 JUL 1987 - Pacific Ocean
JUL1987- Shellback Initiation - 20 JUL 1987 - Pacific Ocean
JUL1987- Shellback Initiation - 20 JUL 1987 - Indian Ocean
JUL1987-Shellback Initiation - 23 JUL 1987 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL1987-Shellback Initiation - 23 JUL 1987 - Indian Ocean
APR1988-MAY1988Ocean Venture - Puerto Rico
OCT1988-OCT1988Guantanamo Bay
NOV1988-MAY1989Mediterranean
JAN1990-OCT1994Desert Shield
JUL1990-OCT1990Dry Dock
JAN1991-MAR1991Mediterranean
JAN1991-FEB1991Desert Shield
FEB1991-MAR1991Desert Shield
FEB1991-MAR1991Desert Shield
APR1991-JUL1991Provide Comfort
JAN1992-MAR1992North Atlantic
JAN1992-JAN1992Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
MAY1992-MAY1992FLEET WEEK 1992 - NEW YORK CITY
SEP1993-NOV1993Somalia
OCT1993-Shellback Initiation - 28 OCT 1993 - Indian Ocean
NOV1993-Shellback Initiation - 11 NOV 1993 - Indian Ocean
JUN1994-JUN1994Fleet Week New York City
AUG1994-AUG1994Decommisioning
NOV1994- Shellback Initiation - 15 NOV 1994 - Indian Ocean
JAN1997-DEC2004Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf

LPH-7 General Specifications