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|112k||John P. Murtha (LPD 26) on the builders ways at Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, MS., circa October 2014.
Photo courtesy Ingalls Shipbuilding.
|139k||Ship Sponsor Donna S. Murtha breaks a bottle of sparkling wine across the bow of the amphibious transport dock LPD 26,
20 March 2015, officially christening the ship John P. Murtha.
Photo by Lance Davis
|241k||Overhead view of John P. Murtha (LPD 26) under way in the Gulf of Mexico for Builder’s Trial in March 2016.
Huntington Ingalls Industries photo.
|219k||John P. Murtha (LPD 26) under way on the Delaware River at Philadelphia, 3 October 2016.||Ron Reeves|
|325k||People gather together in order to honor the commissioning of USS John P. Murtha (LPD-26) at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia.
The ship was named after John P. Murtha, a former Marine and former governor of Pennsylvania. The Marines in the ceremony are from of 2nd Marine Logistics Group,
2nd Marine Division and II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group at Camp Lejeune, N.C., and 2nd Marine Air Wing at Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C.
US Marine Corps Photo # 161008-M-SI789-207 PHILADELPHIA(Oct. 8, 2016) by Sgt. Clemente C. Garcia
|73k||USS John P. Murtha (LPD-26) commissioning ceremony, Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA., 8 October 2016.
Photos by Dave Boone.
|198k||USS John P. Murtha (LPD-26) transits San Diego Bay as she steams towards her new homeport, Naval Base San Diego.
US Navy Photo # 161118-N-MZ078-271 SAN DIEGO (Nov. 18, 2016) by MCSN Lucas T. Hans.
|01||CAPT. Parker, Kevin J., USN||8 October 2016 - 19 January 2018|
|02||CAPT. Roach, Anthony C. (Tony), USN||19 January 2018 -|
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