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Vietnam War Campaigns
|Campaigns and Dates||Campaigns and Dates|
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase VII
12 to 27 June 1971
5 to 28 May 1972
9 to 24 June 1972
4 to 19 July 1972
28 July to 15 August 1972
29 August to 8 September 1972
27 September to 18 October 1972
1 to 26 November 1972
9 to 26 July 1971
6 to 30 August 1971
6 to 8 September 1971
26 September to 13 October 1971
21 October to 3 November 1971
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|92k||Kansas City (AOR-3) on the builders ways at General Dynamics Corp., Quincy, MA., 27 June 1969, is lighted up with activity as final preparations are made for her launching and christening the following day, 28 June 1969. Mrs. Harry Darby, wife of Kansas industrialist and former US Senator will christen the ship.
|66k||Kansas City (AOR-3) ready for launching, 28 June 1969, at General Dynamics Corp., Quincy, MA.||Tommy Trampp|
|163k||Kansas City (AOR-3) under way, date and location unknown.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|174k||USS Kansas City (AOR-3) underway while replenishing ,USS John Paul Jones (DDG-32) and USS Coral Sea (CVA-43), probably off the coast of California during a training/CarQual period, circa 1971-75.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|67k||USS Kansas City (AOR-3), date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
|Courtesy Greg Peterman MMCM(SS) USN Ret
via Brad Bradford ETC USNR Ret
|33k||USS Kansas City (AOR-3), date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
|157k||Aerial view of NAS Alameda piers, circa July-August 1975. Ships present include from left to right:
USS Enterprise (CVN-65),
USS Coral Sea (CV-43),
USS Kansas City (AOR-3),
USS Wabash (AOR-5), and
USS Oriskany (CV-34)
US Navy photo from the Naval Photographic Center, Washington, D.C.
|Robert M. Cieri|
|186k||USS Kansas City (AOR-3) underway in San Francisco Bay in 1978, Note the Boeing-Vertol UH-46 Sea Knight.
Photos by Karsten Petersen
|57k||USS Kansas City (AOR-3), dry docked, at San Francisco, circa early to mid-1980s.||Photo by Mark Townsend
via Brad Bradford ETC USNR Ret
|92k||USS Kansas City (AOR-3) underway in San Francisco Bay, date unknown||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|117k||USS Kansas City (AOR-3) underway, date and location unknown.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret. and Mark Townsend via Brad Bradford ETC USNR Ret|
|260k||USS Kansas City (AOR-3) underway in the Pacific Ocean, 2 July 1987.
DVIC photo # DN-SC-05-07454, a US Navy photo, by PHAN K. Mcelreath USN, now in the collections of the Defense Visual Information Center.
|48k||USS Kansas City (AOR-3) underway, date and location unknown.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|64k||Overhead view of USS Kansas City (AOR-3) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial
|512k||USS Kansas City (AOR-3) underway on the Columbia River, 8 June 1989.
Photos by Rick Garcia
|Chris Howell, Southland Ship Stores Limited, Port of Bluff, N.Z.|
| MARAD Suisun Bay Group Reserve Fleet
|249k||Ex-USS Kansas City (AOR-3) laid up in reserve in the Maritime Administration National Defense Reserve Fleet Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA.
US Maritime Administration photos
|97k||Ex-USS Kansas City (AOR-3) at the former Mare Island Naval Shipyard for cleaning, 31 July 2013, prior to being towed to Brownsville, TX. for dismantling.||Photo by Mike McCullough|
|75k||Tugs MV Z Four and MV Lynn Marie move ex-USS Kansas City (AOR-3) out of Drydock No. 2 at the former Mare Island Naval Shipyard after cleaning, 16 August 2013, prior to being towed to Brownsville, TX. for dismantling.||Photo by Mike McCullough|
|USS Kansas City Additional Ships Patches
Contributed by Mike Smolinski
Contributed by Kevin Mook
|01||CAPT. Christoph Jr., Karl John :RADM||6 June 1970 - 27 September 1971|
|02||CDR. Schwoefferman, Robert Eugen (acting)||27 September 1971 - 28 September 1971|
|03||CAPT. Craven, Phillip Robert||28 September 1971 28 October 1972|
|04||CAPT. Schwoefferman, Robert Eugen||28 October 1972 - 7 January 1974|
|05||CAPT. Henriques, David Nunes||7 January 1974 - 3 August 1975|
|06||CAPT. Hansen, Ronald Ralph||3 August 1975 - 29 June 1976|
|07||CAPT. Moore, Thomas George||29 June 1976 - 28 October 1977|
|08||CAPT. Wilson Jr., John R. (Smoke)||28 October 1977 - 12 January 1979|
|09||CAPT. Brooks, Dennis Matthew :RADM||12 January 1979 - 14 June 1980|
|10||CAPT. Scoffield, Gary Adam||14 June 1980 - 8 January 1982|
|11||CAPT. Brown Jr., Ralph Edward||8 January 1982 - 26 January 1984|
|12||CAPT. Churchill, Bruce William||26 January 1984 - 16 August 1985|
|13||CAPT. Anselmo, Philip Shepard :RADM||16 August 1985 - 3 April 1987|
|14||CAPT. Christensen Jr., Ernest Edward||3 April 1987 - 6 January 1989|
|15||CAPT. Pivonka, Leo Michael||6 January 1989 - 6 February 1991|
|16||CAPT. Franson, William Eric||6 February 1991 - 11 August 1992|
|17||CAPT. Malone, Michael Dennis :VADM||11 August 1992 - 25 July 1994|
|18||CAPT. Boyer, Philip Owen||25 July 1994 - 7 October 1994|
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