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LPD-12 USS SHREVEPORT Amphibious Transport Dock Military Patch NO SHORE TOO DISTANT

USS SHREVEPORT

LPD 12

NO SHORE TOO DISTANT

USS Shreveport (LPD-12) is an Austin-class American amphibious transport dock. It is the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the city in Louisiana. Her keel was laid down on 27 December 1965 by the Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company of Seattle, Washington. She was launched 22 October 1966 sponsored by Mrs. Andrew McBurney Jackson, Jr., and commissioned on 12 December 1970 with Captain Pehr H. Pehrsson in command. The USS Shreveport was decommissioned on 28 September 2007 and towed to the Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility in Philadelphia, PA.

 

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