U.S.S. BOULDER

(LST-1190)

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USS BOULDER (LST-1190 ) - a Newport class tank landing ship

In Commission 1971 to 1994

LST-1190 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1969 - Keel Date: 6 SEP 1969
at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company
NOV 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 11 NOV 1969 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1970 - Launch Date: 22 APR 1970
JUN 1971 - Commissioned: 4 JUN 1971
JUL 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 1 JUL 1971 - Pacific Ocean
JUL 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 10 JUL 1971 - Pacific Ocean
JUL 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 16 JUL 1971 - Pacific Ocean
JUL 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 1 JUL 1971 - Pacific Ocean
JUL 1971 - SEP 1971 Guantanamo Bay
JUL 1971 - JUL 1971 Panama Canal
JAN 1972 - FEB 1972 phila navy yard
APR 1972 - APR 1972 Caribbean
AUG 1972 - JAN 1973 Mediterranean
AUG 1973 - NOV 1973 Mediterranean
AUG 1974 - FEB 1975 Egypt Reopening of Suez Canal - Operation Nimbus Moon
DEC 1974 - Shellback Initiation - 12 DEC 1974 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN 1978 - JAN 1978 Mediterranean
MAY 1980 - JUN 1980 Mariel Boat lift
AUG 1980 - DEC 1980 TEAMWORK 80 nato
JUN 1982 - AUG 1982 Northern Wedding
NOV 1986 - Shellback Initiation - 8 NOV 1986 - Atlantic Ocean
MAY 1989 - AUG 1989 Great Lakes
JUN 1992 - AUG 1992 Great Lakes
FEB 1994 - Decommissioned: 28 FEB 1994

LST-1190 General Specifications

Class: Newport class tank landing ship

Named for: Boulder

Complement: 14 Officers and 210 Enlisted

Displacement: 5190 tons

Length: 522 feet

Beam: 70 feet

Flank Speed: 20+ knots