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U.S.S. GUNSTON HALL

(LSD-44)

Defendeing the Constitution

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USS GUNSTON HALL (LSD-44) - a Whidbey�Island-class dock landing ship

In Commission 1989 to Present

LSD-44 Deployments - Major Events

Add a LSD-44 Shellback Initiation Add a LSD-44 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1986 Keel Date: 26 MAY 1986
at Avondale Marine Ways Avondale LA
JUN 1987 Launch Date: 27 JUN 1987
APR 1989 Commissioned: 22 APR 1989
AUG 1990 - APR 1991 Desert Shield
APR 1999 - NOV 1999 Mediterranean
JUL 2001 - NOV 2001 UNITAS
JUN 2005 - DEC 2005 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAR 2010 - Shellback Initiation - 17 MAR 2010 - Atlantic Ocean

LSD-44 General Specifications

Class: Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship

Named for: Gunston Hall

Complement: 22 Officers and 391 Enlisted

Displacement: 11332 tons

Length: 610 feet

Beam: 84 feet

Flank Speed: 20+ knots