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USS 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

Add a LSD-43 Shellback Initiation Add a LSD-43 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1983 Keel Date: 10 JUN 1983
at Lockheed Shipbuilding
FEB 1986 Launch Date: 1 FEB 1986
AUG 1987 Commissioned: 8 AUG 1987
JAN 1988 - JUN 1988 exxon valdez response/tender sevices
JUN 1988 - DEC 1988 West Pac
AUG 1988 - Shellback Initiation - 11 AUG 1988 - Pacific Ocean
JUN 1990 - APR 1991 Desert Shield
JUN 1990 - Shellback Initiation - 20 JUN 1990 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1993 - NOV 1993 Panama Canal
MAY 1994 - DEC 1994 ACU-5
FEB 1997 - MAR 1997 Tandem Thrust
MAR 1997 - Shellback Initiation - 4 MAR 1997 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1997 - APR 1997 Cobra Gold
OCT 1997 - OCT 1997 Foal Eagle
JAN 1998 - MAR 1998 Dry Dock
JUN 1998 - AUG 1998 CARAT 98
OCT 1998 - OCT 1998 Foal Eagle

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