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U.S.S. SCHENECTADY

(LST-1185)

SKINNEY - T

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The USS SCHENECTADY (LST-1185), a Newport class tank landing ship, was commissioned on 13 JUN 1970. USS SCHENECTADY served her country for 23 years, 6 months and 2 days, until decommissioned on 15 DEC 1993.

The USS SCHENECTADY (LST-1185) deployment history and significant events of her service career follow:

LST-1185 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1968-Keel Date: 2 AUG 1968
at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company
MAY1969-Launch Date: 24 MAY 1969
JAN1970-JAN1973West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1970-Commissioned: 13 JUN 1970
JAN1971-NOV1972West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1971-NOV1972West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY1971-JUN1971West Pac
OCT1971-AUG1972West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1971-NOV1971West Pac
DEC1971-Shellback Initiation - 12 DEC 1971 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1972-JAN1972Trip up Me Kong River to get PT boat
FEB1972-Shellback Initiation - 9 FEB 1972 - Pacific Ocean
MAR1972-MAR1972West Pac - Ships guns fired at enemy
JUN1972-JUL1972delivering generators to phillapine govt. president marcos
JUN1973-JAN1975West Pac
SEP1973-MAR1974West Pac
OCT1975-MAY1976West Pac
JAN1977-JAN1981West Pac
MAR1977-NOV1977Largest Cold War Naval Show of Force-Helicopter Crash 10/21/77
MAR1977-NOV1977West Pac
MAY1977-OCT1977Operation Fortress Lightning 1977 On Oct 21 1977 Even in peacet
JAN1978-JAN1978Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
MAR1978-AUG1978Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
MAR1979-SEP1979West Pac
APR1979- Shellback Initiation - 11 APR 1979 - Pacific Ocean
APR1979-Shellback Initiation - 11 APR 1979 - Pacific Ocean
JUL1981-DEC1981West Pac-Indian Ocean
SEP1981- Shellback Initiation - 6 SEP 1981 - Indian Ocean
JAN1983-JUL1983West Pac
AUG1988-SEP19882nd Battalion 9th Marines re-enacted the WWII attack @ Iwo Jima
NOV1988-Shellback Initiation - 12 NOV 1988 - Pacific Ocean
JUL1990-AUG1990Desert Shield
JUL1991-Shellback Initiation - 24 JUL 1991 - Pacific Ocean
MAY1992-NOV1992West Pac
JUL1992-Shellback Initiation - 14 JUL 1992 - Pacific Ocean
DEC1993-Decommissioned: 15 DEC 1993

LST-1185 General Specifications

Class: Newport class tank landing ship

Named for: Schenectady

Complement: 14 Officers and 241 Enlisted

Displacement: 5008 tons

Length: 523 feet

Beam: 70 feet

Flank Speed: 27 knots

Final Disposition: Sunk as a target November 23 2004