U.S.S. FORT MARION

(LSD-22)

NO BEACH BEYOND REACH.

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LSD-22 Deployments - Major Events

Add a LSD-22 Shellback Initiation Add a LSD-22 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1945 - Launch Date: 22 MAY 1945
JAN 1946 - Commissioned: 29 JAN 1946
APR 1955 - JUN 1955 Operation wigwam nuclear underwater test
MAY 1958 - DEC 1959 Taiwan Straits communist shelling Taiwan Fort Marion was chose
JUN 1958 - DEC 1958 WESPAC JUN58 TO DEC58 QUEMOY/MATSU
NOV 1960 - JUL 1961 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1963 - DEC 1963 Johnson island
JAN 1963 - JAN 1963 Johnson Island 1963
NOV 1963 - AUG 1965 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1964 - JUN 1964 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1965 - APR 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1965 - APR 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1965 - Shellback Initiation - 10 OCT 1965 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1966 - SEP 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1967 - DEC 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB 1968 - DEC 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1968 - JUL 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1969 - DEC 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1969 - FEB 1970 Decommisioning

LSD-22 General Specifications

Class: Casa Grande-class dock landing ship

Complement: 17 Officers and 237 Enlisted

Displacement: 7930 tons

Length: 457 feet 9 inches

Beam: 72 feet 2 inches

Draft: 8 feet 2 in

Range: 8 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sold to the National Metal and Steel Company Terminal Isl