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|54k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41)'s long wet well deck, is which are included wooden battens, is shown in this illustration. Note the turntable at its forward end, just forward of the ramp, and the ejectable water barrier built into the well deck.
Drawing from "U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History" by Norman Friedman.
|243k||Whidbey Island (LSD-41) underway, probably during builders trials in Puget Sound, WA., circa January 1985.
Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company photos from "U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History" by Norman Friedman.
|64k||Invitation to the launching of Whidbey Island (LSD-41), 10 June 1983, at Lockheed Marine Shipbuilding Division, Seattle, WA.||S. Dale Hargrave|
|29k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) at sea, date unknown|
|52k||Port bow view of USS Spartanburg County (LST-1192), in company with USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41), background left, and USS Nashville (LPD-13), background, right, participating in "leapfrog" maneuvering drills while en route to NATO exercise Northern Wedding `86. North Atlantic Ocean, 1 August 1986, Photo by PHC Jeff Hilton USN.
Department of Defense photo # DNSC8705004
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret|
|178k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) with PhibRon 4 (MARG 2-87) 26th MAU embarked, off the coast of Spain, February 1987||Photo by Tom LaLumiere
ex SGT USMC
|68k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) during Exercise Sardinia-87, in the Gulf of Teulda, Sardinia, March 1987||Photo by Ignacio Lopez ex member Armada Espanola|
|49k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) during Exercise Sardinia-87, in the Tirreno Sea, March 1987||Photo by Ignacio Lopez ex member Armada Espanola|
|61k||ASDV-2 backing out of the well deck of USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) while off Guantanamo Bay Cuba, late-1989.||Dave Chappell BMCS(SW) Ret. Craftmaster ASDV-2, 1986 and 1990|
|63k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) moored pierside at Genoa, Italy, 22 December 1999.||Photo & Collection Paolo Marsan, France|
|207k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) at Genoa, Italy, 3 January 2000.||Photo by Carlo Martinelli|
|58k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) underway in the Persian Gulf, 14 September 2006.
US Navy photo # 060914-N-4856C-005 by Mass Communications Specialist Christopher L. Clark.
|1419k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) underway in the Mediterranean Sea. Whidbey Island is deployed as part of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group, conducting maritime security operation and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility
US Navy photo # 110602-N-XO436-038 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (June 2, 2011) by MC3 Jonathan Sunderman.
|1058k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) arrives at U.S. Naval Support Activity Souda Bay for a routine port visit.
US Navy photo # 110711-N-QL533-001 SOUDA BAY, Greece (July 11, 2011) by MC2 Cayman Santoro.
|501k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) transits off the coast of Romania during Summer Storm 2011, a combined amphibious assault
exercise with Romania. Whidbey Island is deployed as part of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group supporting maritime security operations and theater
security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility.
US Navy photo # 110802-N-GH121-259 BLACK SEA (Aug. 2, 2011) by MC1 Rachael L. Leslie.
|449k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) arriving in the port of Valletta, Malta, 13 January 2012. This is Whidbey Islands first visit to Valletta.||Photo by Anthony Vella|
|925k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) conducting small boat operations with the amphibious assault ship
USS Wasp (LHD-1).
Whidbey Island is under way with the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group participating in Amphibious Ready Group/ Marine Expeditionary Unit Exercise.
US Navy photo # 160411-N-TI017-023 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 11, 2016) by MC2 Nathan R. McDonald.
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