U.S.S. RUSHMORE

(LSD-47)

AMERICA'S GATOR

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USS RUSHMORE (LSD-47) - a Whidbey�Island-class dock landing ship

In Commission 1991 to Present

LSD-47 Deployments - Major Events

Add a LSD-47 Shellback Initiation Add a LSD-47 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1987 - Keel Date: 9 NOV 1987
at Avondale Shipyards
MAY 1989 - Launch Date: 6 MAY 1989
JUN 1991 - JUL 1991 Commisioning
JUN 1991 - Commissioned: 1 JUN 1991
OCT 1992 - APR 1993 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN 1994 - DEC 1994 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN 1994 - Shellback Initiation - 6 JUN 1994 - Indian Ocean
JUL 1994 - Shellback Initiation - 6 JUL 1994 - Indian Ocean
APR 1996 - OCT 1996 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR 1996 - OCT 1996 West Pac
JUN 1996 - DEC 1996 West Pac
JAN 2001 - JUL 2001 CARAT 2001
JAN 2003 - JUL 2003 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC 2004 - JUN 2005 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR 2007 - NOV 2007 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP 2009 - APR 2010 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf

LSD-47 General Specifications

Named for: Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Complement: 22 Officers and 391 Enlisted

Displacement: 11590 tons

Length: 610 feet

Beam: 84 feet

Draft: 21 feet