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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
MAY 1943 - Launch Date: 1 MAY 1943
NOV 1943 - Commissioned: 10 NOV 1943
FEB 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 8 FEB 1944 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1946 - OCT 1947 atomic bomb
MAR 1949 - MAR 1949 Recommisioned
JUL 1957 - MAR 1958 West Pac
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
NOV 1964 - JUN 1965 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1965 - FEB 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1965 - JUN 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1966 - FEB 1967 Took PACV'S to Nam
MAY 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 30 MAY 1966 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1967 - SEP 1969 West Pac
FEB 1968 - SEP 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1968 - JAN 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1969 - AUG 1971 West Pac
AUG 1969 - APR 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC 1969 - DEC 1969 Shellback 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