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U.S.S. GUNSTON HALL

(LSD-5)

U CALL WE HALL GUNSTON HALL

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LSD-5 Deployments - Major Events

Add a LSD-5 Shellback Initiation Add a LSD-5 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1943-Launch Date: 1 MAY 1943
NOV1943-Commissioned: 10 NOV 1943
FEB1944-Shellback Initiation - 8 FEB 1944 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1946-OCT1947atomic bomb
MAR1949-MAR1949Recommisioned
JUL1957-MAR1958West Pac
OCT1962-OCT1962Cuban Missle Blockade
NOV1964-JUN1965West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1965-FEB1966West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1965-JUN1966West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1966-FEB1967Took PACV'S to Nam
MAY1966-Shellback Initiation - 30 MAY 1966 - Pacific Ocean
MAR1967-SEP1969West Pac
JAN1968-SEP1968West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1968-SEP1968West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1968-JAN1970West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1969-AUG1971West Pac
AUG1969-APR1970West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC1969-DEC1969Shellback Initiation - Dec 1969 - Pacific Ocean

LSD-5 General Specifications

Complement: 23 Officers and 267 Enlisted

Displacement: 7930 tons

Length: 457 feet 9 inches

Beam: 72 feet 2 inches

Draft: 8 feet 2 in

Flank Speed: 17 knots

Final Disposition: Scrapped