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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
NOV1987-Keel Date: 9 NOV 1987
at Avondale Shipyards
MAY1989-Launch Date: 6 MAY 1989
JUN1991-JUL1991Commisioning
JUN1991-Commissioned: 1 JUN 1991
OCT1992-APR1993West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN1994-DEC1994West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN1994-Shellback Initiation - 6 JUN 1994 - Indian Ocean
JUL1994-Shellback Initiation - 6 JUL 1994 - Indian Ocean
APR1996-OCT1996West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR1996-OCT1996West Pac
JUN1996-DEC1996West Pac
JAN2001-JUL2001CARAT 2001
JAN2003-JUL2003West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC2004-JUN2005West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR2007-NOV2007West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP2009-APR2010West 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