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USS CAYUGA

(LST-1186)

United We Land

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USS CAYUGA (LST-1186 ) - a Newport-class tank landing ship

In Commission 1970 to 1994

LST-1186 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1968 Keel Date: 28 SEP 1968
at Marinette Marine Corporation Marinette WI
JUL 1969 Launch Date: 12 JUL 1969
AUG 1970 Commissioned: 8 AUG 1970
MAR 1971 - MAY 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1972 - AUG 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1972 - NOV 1972 WestPac- Danang Rep. of Vietnam
MAR 1973 - NOV 1974 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1973 - JUL 1973 South America
FEB 1974 - JUL 1974 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1974 - APR 1975 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1975 - MAY 1976 West Pac
DEC 1975 - Shellback Initiation - 2 DEC 1975 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1977 - Shellback Initiation - 16 MAR 1977 - Indian Ocean
AUG 1978 - APR 1979 WESTPAC
AUG 1982 - FEB 1983 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP 1982 - DEC 1982 Inchon Landing
APR 1985 - OCT 1985 West Pac
AUG 1986 - Shellback Initiation - 13 AUG 1986 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1987 - JUN 1987 West Pac
AUG 1990 - JAN 1991 Desert Shield
JAN 1991 - FEB 1991 Desert Storm
DEC 1992 - MAY 1993 Somalia
AUG 1994 Decommissioned: 26 AUG 1994

LST-1186 General Specifications

Class: Newport-class tank landing ship

Named for: Cayuga County

Complement: 32 Officers and 232 Enlisted

Displacement: 8757 tons

Length: 523 feet

Beam: 70 feet

Flank Speed: 27 knots

Final Disposition: Transferred to Brazil 24 January 2001