LPD-17 USS San Antonio Dock Landing Ship
"NEVER RETREAT, NEVER SURRENDER"
SIZE: 5" X 4"
USS San Antonio (LPD-17), the lead ship of her class of amphibious transport dock or landing platform dock, is the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the city of San Antonio, Texas. The ship is designed to deliver up to 800 Marines ashore by landing craft and helicopters. The ship was commissioned 14 January 2006, at NS Ingleside Texas under the command of Captain Jonathan M. Padfield.