U.S.S. WHIDBEY ISLAND

(LSD-41)

FIRST IN HER CLASS FIRST ALWAYS

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USS WHIDBEY ISLAND (LSD-41) - a Whidbey�Island-class dock landing ship

In Commission 1985 to Present

LSD-41 Deployments - Major Events

Add a LSD-41 Shellback Initiation Add a LSD-41 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1981 - Keel Date: 4 AUG 1981
JUN 1983 - Launch Date: 10 JUN 1983
FEB 1985 - Commissioned: 9 FEB 1985
AUG 1986 - OCT 1986 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
FEB 1987 - AUG 1987 Mediterranean
DEC 1988 - JUN 1989 Mediterranean
SEP 1989 - OCT 1989 Caribbean
AUG 1990 - MAR 1991 Mediterranean-West Africa
DEC 1990 - Shellback Initiation - 8 DEC 1990 - Atlantic Ocean
DEC 1990 - Shellback Initiation - 3 DEC 1990 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN 1991 - DEC 1991 Mediterranean-West Africa
DEC 1991 - JUN 1992 Mediterranean
JAN 1993 - JAN 1993 UNITAS
MAY 1993 - DEC 1993 UNITAS
JUL 1995 - FEB 1996 Mediterranean
JUL 1996 - AUG 1996 Caribbean
FEB 2004 - AUG 2004 Mediterranean
JUN 2006 - NOV 2006 Mediterranean-Lebanon
JAN 2008 - Shellback Initiation - 13 JAN 2008 - Indian Ocean

LSD-41 General Specifications

Named for: Whidbey Island

Complement: 22 Officers and 391 Enlisted

Displacement: 11471 tons

Length: 610 feet

Beam: 84 feet

Draft: 21 feet