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U.S.S. MANITOWOC

(LST-1180)

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USS MANITOWOC (LST-1180 ) - a Newport class tank landing ship

In Commission 1970 to 1993

LST-1180 Deployments - Major Events

Add a LST-1180 Shellback Initiation Add a LST-1180 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1967-Keel Date: 27 FEB 1967
at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
JAN1969-DEC1970Commisioning
JAN1969-Launch Date: 4 JAN 1969
OCT1969-JAN1970West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1970-DEC1970West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1970-Commissioned: 24 JAN 1970
SEP1970-OCT1970West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1970-OCT1970West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1972-NOV1972West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1973-DEC1973Mediterranean
JAN1974-MAY1974Caribbean
FEB1974-FEB1974Evacuation of Beirut Lebanon
OCT1974-Shellback Initiation - 10 OCT 1974 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL1976-DEC1976Inchon Landing
AUG1976-OCT1976North Atlantic
APR1977-OCT1977Mediterranean
AUG1978-OCT1978North Atlantic
NOV1978-Shellback Initiation - 11 NOV 1978 - Atlantic Ocean
AUG1979-APR1980Regular Overhaul
JAN1981-JUL1981Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JAN1981-JAN1982Mediterranean-Lebanon
JAN1983-JAN1984Mediterranean-Lebanon
JAN1983-JAN1983first diesel ship to pass the operational propulsion exam
JAN1983-JAN1983Grenada
OCT1983-NOV1983Grenada
JUN1984-JUN1985Dry Dock
NOV1985-MAY1986Mediterranean
SEP1987-MAR1988Mediterranean
NOV1987-MAY1988Mediterranean
JUN1989-DEC1989UNITAS
AUG1989-Shellback Initiation - 8 AUG 1989 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN1990-JUN1990Regular Overhaul
AUG1990-FEB1991UNITAS
SEP1990-JAN1991Desert Shield
JAN1991-MAR1991Desert Storm
JUN1992- Shellback Initiation - 6 JUN 1992 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN1992-NOV1992UNITAS
JUN1993-Decommissioned: 30 JUN 1993

LST-1180 General Specifications

Class: Newport class tank landing ship

Named for: Manitowoc

Complement: 14 Officers and 210 Enlisted

Displacement: 5190 tons

Length: 522 feet

Beam: 70 feet

Flank Speed: 20+ knots

Final Disposition: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP) transferred cash sale ex-US fleet hull foreign military sale