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LSD-22 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1945-Launch Date: 22 MAY 1945
JAN1946-Commissioned: 29 JAN 1946
APR1955-JUN1955Operation wigwam nuclear underwater test
MAY1958-DEC1959Taiwan Straits communist shelling Taiwan Fort Marion was chose
JUN1958-DEC1958WESPAC JUN58 TO DEC58 QUEMOY/MATSU
NOV1960-JUL1961West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1963-DEC1963Johnson island
JAN1963-JAN1963Johnson Island 1963
NOV1963-AUG1965West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY1964-JUN1964West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1965-APR1966West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1965-APR1966West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1965- Shellback Initiation - 10 OCT 1965 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1966-SEP1966West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1967-DEC1967West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1968-DEC1968West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1968-JUL1969West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1969-DEC1969West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1969-FEB1970Decommisioning

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