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U.S.S. FORT MCHENRY

(LSD-43)

DOMUS FORTIUM

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USS FORT MCHENRY (LSD-43) - a Whidbey�Island-class dock landing ship

In Commission 1987 to Present

LSD-43 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1983-Keel Date: 10 JUN 1983
at Lockheed Shipbuilding
FEB1986-Launch Date: 1 FEB 1986
AUG1987-Commissioned: 8 AUG 1987
JAN1988-JUN1988exxon valdez response/tender sevices
JUN1988-DEC1988West Pac
AUG1988-Shellback Initiation - 11 AUG 1988 - Pacific Ocean
JUN1990-APR1991Desert Shield
JUN1990-Shellback Initiation - 20 JUN 1990 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1992-JUL1992West Pac
JAN1992-JUL1992West Pac
SEP1993-NOV1993Panama Canal
MAY1994-DEC1994ACU-5
FEB1997-MAR1997Tandem Thrust
MAR1997-Shellback Initiation - 4 MAR 1997 - Pacific Ocean
APR1997-APR1997Cobra Gold
OCT1997-OCT1997Foal Eagle
JAN1998-MAR1998Dry Dock
JUN1998-AUG1998CARAT 98
OCT1998-OCT1998Foal Eagle
JAN2005-JUN2009Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf

LSD-43 General Specifications

Named for: Fort McHenry

Complement: 22 Officers and 391 Enlisted

Displacement: 16261 tons

Length: 610 feet

Beam: 84 feet

Draft: 21 feet