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Contributed by Don McGrogan, BMCS, USN Ret.

USNS Lewis B. Puller (T-MLP-3/AFSB)


Montford Point Class Mobile Landing Platform Ship:
  • Laid Down, date unknown, at General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, (NASSCO) San Diego, CA.
  • Launch (Float Out) , 6 November 2014
  • Christening, 7 February 2015
  • Scheduled Delivery Date,
  • Scheduled Operational Date,
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 785'
    Beam 164'
    Draft 25.5 ft
    Speed 15 kts
    Complement
    CivMar 34
    Armament none
    Cargo Capacities unknown
    Propulsion
    Diesel-electric
    two propellers

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    Lewis B. Puller 112k USNS Lewis B. Puller (T-MLP-3/AFSB) float out 6 November 2014, at General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, (NASSCO) San Diego, CA..
    Photo courtesy of NASSCO
    Ron Reeves and
    Lee Wahler
    Lewis B. Puller 86k
    Lewis B. Puller 52k
    Montford Point 175k USNS Lewis B. Puller (T-MLP-3/AFSB) moored at NASSCO, 15 January 2015. Photo by ENC Peter Skoutas USN
    Lewis B. Puller 148k USNS Lewis B. Puller (T-MLP-3/AFSB) outbound to sea from San Diego for builders trials in April 3015.
    Photos courtesy General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, (NASSCO) San Diego, CA.
    Lee Wahler
    Lewis B. Puller 163k
    Lewis B. Puller 72k
    Lewis B. Puller 145k
    Lewis B. Puller 107k

    There is no DANFS history available for USNS Lewis B. Puller (T-MLP-3 / AFSB) at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) and Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) Program Overviews
    NASCCO Mobile Landing Platform Photo Gallery
    NASSCO Moblie Landing Platform Fact Sheet
    General Dynamics - NASSCO MLP 3 PHOTO GALLERY USNS LEWIS B. PULLER
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    Last Updated 15 May 2015