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|109k||Mount Vernon (LSD-39) underway near her builders yard at Quincy, MA., 5 April 1972.
US Navy photo and text from "U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History" by Norman Friedman.
|92k||USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) commissioning ceremony, Boston Naval Shipyard, Boston, MA., 13 May 1972 .||Dave Dipboye IC2 USS Mount Vernon Plankowner|
|86k||USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) commissioning ceremony, Boston Naval Shipyard, Boston, MA., 13 May 1972 .||Dave Dipboye IC2 USS Mount Vernon Plankowner|
|111k||USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) starboard bow view, in drydock, Swan Island Ship Repair Facility, Portland, OR., August, 1976.||Brian O'Connor, MM1 (SW/DV) USN Ret.|
|114k||USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) underway, entering San Diego Bay, date unknown.||M. J. "Doc" Sanchez HM2 (FMF) USN Ret.|
|90k||USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) gets much needed supplies during a VERTREP replenishment in the Gulf of Thailand, January 1974. A USS White Plains (AFS-4) UH-46 Sea Knight helicopter delivers supplies onto the Mount Vernon.'s helicopter platform.||M. J. "Doc" Sanchez HM2 (FMF) USN Ret.|
|102k||USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) gets much needed supplies during a VERTREP replenishment in the Gulf of Thailand, January 1974. A USS White Plains (AFS-4) UH-46 Sea Knight helicopter delivers supplies onto the Mount Vernon.'s helicopter platform.||M. J. "Doc" Sanchez HM2 (FMF) USN Ret.|
|89k||USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) underway, off San Diego, circa 1976-78.||Brian O'Connor, MM1 (SW/DV) USN Ret.|
|90k||USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) underway, off San Diego, date unknown.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|40k||USS Illusive (MSO-448) in foreground with USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) in background, Persian Gulf, circa 1987-88.
US Navy photo
|47k||USS Illusive (MSO-448) in foreground with USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) in background. Mount Vernon was serving as a support vessel for the minesweepers in the Persian Gulf, 1987-88.
US Navy photo
|Darrell G. Miller USS Mount Vernon|
|200k||USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) and USS Sides (FFG-14) steam together during Exercise CARAT 2000 off the coast of Japan, 12 June 2000.
US Navy photo #000612-N-5961C-001 by PH1 Spike Call.
|235k||Landing Craft Air Cushion LCAC -24 carries US Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU-11) embarked aboard USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) to the beach during exercise “Eager Mace”, on 23 September 2002. Exercise "Eager Mace" is an annual month-long exercise conducted with the Kuwaiti military to improve interoperability and military relations between the two nations. Mount Vernon and the 11th MEU are on a regularly scheduled deployment conducting combat missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
US Navy photo # 020924-N-5471P-002 by PH2 Arron Peterson.
|01||CAPT. Keller Jr., William F.||13 May 1972 - 10 March 1974|
|02||CDR. Holt, William Colliver||10 March 1974 - 13 March 1976|
|03||CDR. Patella, Lawrence M.||13 March 1976 - 2 January 1978|
|04||CDR. Albright, Robert Ernest||2 January 1978 - 27 April 1979|
|05||CDR. Coulapides, Anthony Chris||27 April 1979 - 1 May 1981|
|06||CDR. Goodwin, James N.||1 May 1981 - 20 May 1983|
|07||CDR. Marks, William Leon||20 May 1983 - 5 October 1985|
|08||CAPT. Boyce, Brian Francis||5 October 1985 - 19 December 1987|
|09||CDR. Conrad, John Woeppel, USN (USNA 1969)||19 December 1987 - 21 April 1989|
|10||CDR. Myers, David E.||21 April 1989 - 10 August 1991|
|11||CDR. Rigas, Trifon||10 August 1991 - 21 May 1993|
|12||CDR. Garrish, James W.||21 May 1993 - 4 May 1995|
|13||CDR. Marquez, Edward J.||4 May 1995 - 1 November 1996|
|14||CDR. Cook, Donald Paul||1 November 1996 - 14 June 1998|
|15||CDR. Farren, Maureen Ann||14 June 1998 - 10 February 2000|
|16||CDR. Stewart, James A.||10 February 2000 - 15 October 2001|
|17||CDR. Ritchie, Steven Craig||15 October 2001 - 14 March 2003|
|18||CDR. Colby, Mark Duane, USN (USNA 1985)||14 March 2003 - 15 July 2003|
|Command Master Chiefs|
|01||BMCM(SW) Thompson||13 May 1972 - July 1976|
|02||EMCM(SW) Williams||July 1976 - August 1980|
|03||MMCM(SW) Parker||September 1980 - October 1984|
|04||PMCM(SW) Custodia||November 1984 - December 1987|
|05||MMCM(SW) Allice||January 1988 - August 1991|
|06||FCCM(SW) Sinclair||September 1991 - October 1993|
|07||EMCM(SW) Lehnherr||October 1993 - November 1996|
|08||PNCM(SW) Jeff Hasse||December 1996 - September 1998|
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