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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
MAY1986-Keel Date: 26 MAY 1986
at Avondale Marine Ways Avondale LA
JUN1987-Launch Date: 27 JUN 1987
APR1989-Commissioned: 22 APR 1989
AUG1990-APR1991Desert Shield
MAR1991-APR1991Desert Storm
JUL1996-DEC1996Mediterranean
APR1999-NOV1999Mediterranean
JUL2001-NOV2001UNITAS
JUL2001-AUG2001Panama Canal
AUG2001- Shellback Initiation - 14 AUG 2001 - Pacific Ocean
AUG2001-Shellback Initiation - 14 AUG 2001 - Pacific Ocean
JAN2003-JUN2003Desert Storm
JUN2005-DEC2005Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUL2007-JAN2008Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAR2010-Shellback Initiation - 17 MAR 2010 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN2016-JAN2017Dry Dock

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