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USS MANITOWOC

(LST-1180)

Home of the Great Spirit

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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
FEB 1967 Keel Date: 27 FEB 1967
at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
JAN 1969 Launch Date: 4 JAN 1969
JAN 1970 Commissioned: 24 JAN 1970
SEP 1970 - OCT 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1972 - NOV 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1972 - NOV 1972 West Pac
MAR 1972 - NOV 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1973 - JAN 1973 Mediterranean
SEP 1973 - DEC 1973 Mediterranean
JAN 1974 - MAY 1974 Caribbean
OCT 1974 - Shellback Initiation - 10 OCT 1974 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT 1974 - Shellback Initiation - 10 OCT 1974 - Pacific Ocean
JUL 1976 - DEC 1976 Inchon Landing
AUG 1976 - OCT 1976 North Atlantic
APR 1977 - OCT 1977 Mediterranean
AUG 1978 - OCT 1978 North Atlantic
JAN 1981 - JUL 1981 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JAN 1981 - JAN 1982 Mediterranean-Lebanon
JAN 1983 - JAN 1983 first diesel ship to pass the operational propulsion exam
JAN 1983 - JAN 1983 Grenada
JAN 1983 - JAN 1984 Mediterranean-Lebanon
OCT 1983 - NOV 1983 Grenada
NOV 1985 - MAY 1986 Mediterranean
SEP 1987 - MAR 1988 Mediterranean
NOV 1987 - MAY 1988 Mediterranean
JUN 1989 - DEC 1989 UNITAS
AUG 1989 - Shellback Initiation - 7 AUG 1989 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN 1990 - JUN 1990 Regular Overhaul
AUG 1990 - FEB 1991 UNITAS
SEP 1990 - JAN 1991 Desert Shield
JAN 1991 - JAN 1993 UNITAS
JAN 1991 - MAR 1991 Desert Storm
JUN 1992 - NOV 1992 UNITAS
JUN 1992 - NOV 1992 UNITAS
JUN 1993 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