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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
MAR 1991 - APR 1991 Desert Storm
APR 1999 - NOV 1999 Mediterranean
JUL 2001 - NOV 2001 UNITAS
JUL 2001 - AUG 2001 Panama Canal
AUG 2001 - Shellback Initiation - 14 AUG 2001 - Pacific Ocean
AUG 2001 - Shellback Initiation - 14 AUG 2001 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 2003 - JUN 2003 Desert Storm
JUN 2005 - DEC 2005 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUL 2007 - JAN 2008 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAR 2010 - Shellback Initiation - 17 MAR 2010 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN 2016 - JAN 2017 Dry 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