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| USS Pensacola (LSD-38)
|113k||While Pensacola (LSD-38) undergoes final fitting out at the Quincy Ship Building Division of General Dynamics, at Quincy, MA., her anchors and color-coded chain sit on the pier ready for loading into the anchor chain lockers. The ship uses almost 2,000 feet of chain for two anchors, background, which weight 22,500 lbs. each. The chain weights 20 lbs. per link. AP Wirephoto.||Tommy Trampp|
|128k||Pensacola (LSD-38) running builders trials near Quincy, MA., 25 February 1971. Note the large opening aft of the superdeck, allowing the ship's cranes access to her well deck.
US Navy photo and text from "U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History" by Norman Friedman.
|148k||USS Pensacola (LSD-38) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|334k||USS Pensacola (LSD-38) at anchor in the harbor at Genoa, Italy, 14 June 1977.||Photos by Carlo Martinelli|
|60k||USS Pensacola (LSD-38) riding at anchor at Barcelona, Spain, 24 September 1979.||Photo by Fabio Peņa|
|65k||USS Pensacola (LSD-38) anchored at Barcelona, Spain, 24 September 1979.||Photo by Fabio Peņa|
|20k||USS Pensacola (LSD-38) underway, date and location unknown.
A HiRes version of this photo available from ©Atlantic Fleet Sales
|Robert M. Cieri|
|20k||USS Pensacola (LSD-38) underway in Hampton Roads, VA., date unknown
|43k||USS Pensacola (LSD-38) moored pierside, date and location unknown.||Peter Wilson|
|114k||LCAC-1 and USS Pensacola (LSD-38) during initial underway mating trials in the Gulf of Mexico in February 1985. Note the guide plates on the sides of the ship's well deck. The LCAC is carrying an LVTP-7 amphibian.
Textron Marine Systems Division of Textron, Inc.photo from "U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History" by Norman Friedman.
|157k||LCAC-1 enters the well deck of USS Pensacola (LSD-38) during the first underway mating of an LCAC and an LSD. The LCAC carries an M60 MBT, an M151 jeep and an LAV-25 light armored vehicle.
US Navy photo from "Modern Military Hovercraft" published by Purnells.
|62k||USS Pensacola (LSD-38) underway in the Pacific Ocean, August 1988.
Defense Visual Information Center photo # DN-ST-89-01312, a US Navy photo now in the Collections of the Defense Visual Information Center
|1075k||USS Pensacola (LSD-38) underway with USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) battle group, 12 August 1988. The ship, which is part of Task Group 24.4, is in an 18-ship formation that is transiting the North Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea.
Defense Imagery photo # DN-ST-89-01281, a US Navy photo, by PH2 Lipski, now in the collections of Defense Imagery.
|57k||The large harbor tug Campti (YTB 816) prepares to maneuver USS Pensacola (LSD-38) out of her berth at Naval Amphibious Base, Little Creek, VA., as she departs for the Persian Gulf in response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, 23 August 1990.
DVIC photo # DNST9011247 by PH2 Stephen Batiz USN.
|Defense Visual Information Center|
|56k||USS Pensacola (LSD-38) riding at anchor off Corfu Greece, March 1997||Esterhazy|
|65k||USS Pensacola (LSD-38) with her stern flooded down and stern gate open to allow a Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) assault craft to enter her well deck, date unknown, location is probably some place off Little Creek Amphibious Base, VA.||Robert Hall|
|106k||USS Pensacola (LSD-38) underway, date and location unknown.||Tommy Trampp|
| ROCS Hsu-Hai (LSD-193)
|107k||Ex-USS Pensacola (LSD-38) in Republic of China service as ROCS Hsu-Hai (LSD-193) underway, location unknown, 7 September 2004.||Yu-Lun Miao|
|01||CAPT. Munnikhuysen, Henry Farnandis (Hank), USN (USNA 1947)||27 March 1971 - 4 October 1972|
|02||CAPT. Ramsey, William Edward :VADM||4 October 1972 - 12 October 1973|
|03||CDR. Fischer Jr., Theodore Arthur||12 October 1973 - 29 August 1975|
|04||CDR. Rothrauff, Thomas Benedict||29 August 1975 - 25 July 1977|
|05||CDR. Mitchell, Richard Floyd||25 July 1977 - 7 December 1979|
|06||CDR. Balut, Stephen John||7 December 1979 - 17 December 1981|
|07||CDR. Palen, Don Gilbert, USN (USNA 1963)||17 December 1981 - 28 January 1984|
|08||CDR. Fitch Jr., Rex Burnham||28 January 1984 - 5 April 1986|
|09||CDR. Scott, Robert Mitchell, USN (USNA 1968)||5 April 1986 - 2 July 1988|
|10||CDR. Niedenthal, William Jerry||2 July 1988 - 4 July 1990|
|11||CDR. Nelms, Danny Charles||4 July 1990 - 30 March 1992|
|12||CDR. Potopsingh, Flavius Constant||30 March 1992 - 13 January 1994|
|13||CDR. Henderson, Jerry||13 January 1994 - 17 January 1995|
|14||CDR. Bauer Jr., Russell Arno||17 January 1995 - 30 August 1996|
|15||CDR. O'Brien, Eugene Terry||30 August 1996 - 15 January 1998|
|16||CDR. Curry Jr., Albert||15 January 1998 - 22 September 1999|
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