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| USS Barnstable County (LST-1197)
|119k||Barnstable County (LST-1197) launching, 2 October 1971, at National Steel and Shipbuilding Corp, San Diego, CA.||Tommy Trampp|
|24k||Barnstable County (LST-1197) moored at National Steel and Shipbuilding Corp, San Diego, CA., 1 May 1972.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # USN 1152418
|262k||USS Barnstable County (LST-1197) arriving at an anchorage in the Kythira Strait, Eastern Mediterranean Sea, 25 June 1976. Photo from the Soviet DDG Krasny Krim.||Eugene Ivkin|
|35k||USS Barnstable County (LST-1197), at Barcelona, Spain, 15 February 1979.||Photo by Fabio Peña|
|108k||USS Barnstable County (LST-1197) at Augusta Bay, Sicily, circa 30 January 1976.||© Richard Leonhardt|
|53k||USS Barnstable County (LST-1197) at Nordbynes, Norway, as troops and vehicles disembark during the NATO exercise Cold Winter (Coldex-Flotex`81), 1 March 1981. Photo by JO1 Gary Miller USN
Department of Defense photo # DNSN8201126
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret|
|1038k||USS Barnstable County (LST-1197) with LCU-1664 alongside, 1 October 1981, after landing on the beach during Exercise Crisex '81.
U.S. National Archive Photo # NN33300514 2005-06-30. ID: DF-ST-83-04489 a US Marine Corps photo by SSgt. Jose Lopez, Jr. USMC
|64k||USS Barnstable County (LST-1197) at Barcelona, Spain, 27 December 1981. This photo shows close-up details of the derrick arms, bow doors and superstructure, with a passage to permit vehicles to shift between the forward (tank) and aft (helicopter) decks. Just visible inboard of Barnstable County is the bow of USS Raleigh (LPD-1).||Photo by Fabio Peña|
|83k||USS Barnstable County (LST-1197) at Barcelona, Spain, 2 January 1982. View of the stern ramp which permitted unloading amphibious vehicles into the water while the ship was underway, "mated" to a landing craft, a causeway, or beached. The anchor helped to retract the ship off the beach. USS Raleigh (LPD 1) is alongside outboard.||Photo by Fabio Peña|
|107k||Starboard bow view of USS Barnstable County (LST-1197) underway in the Atlantic Ocean, 6 June 1989.
Defense Imagery photo # DN-SC-90-11767 ATLANTIC OCEAN (6 June 1989), a US Navy photo by CW04 Thomas now in the collections of Defense Imagery.com.
|Robert M. Cieri|
|109k||USS Barnstable County (LST-1197) passes along the Strait of Magellan during Unitas XXXII, a combined exercise involving the naval forces of the United States and nine South American nations, 1 September 1991.
DVIC photo # DN-ST-92-04006 by PH2 John Bivera, USN, from the collections of the Defense Visual Information Center
|30k||A Marine looks out from the hatch of an AAVP-7A1 amphibious assault personnel vehicle as it returns to USS Barnstable County (LST-1197) during the ships 1991 West African Training Cruise, 1 November 1991. Photo by PH1(SW) Michael D.P. Flynn USN
Department of Defense # DNST9205911
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret|
|96k||Marines assigned to USS Barnstable County (LST-1197) stand in formation on a pier in Libreville, the capital of Gabon, during the ship's 1991 West African Training Cruise, 19 November 1991.
DVIC photo # DN-ST-92-05901 by PH1 Michael D. P. Flynn, USN, from the collections of the Defense Visual Information Center
|21k||USS Barnstable County (LST-1197), underway, mid-Atlantic Ocean 1993.||A. Freudig|
|108k||USS Barnstable County (LST-1197) ship's plaque.||Peter Miro|
|USS Barnstable County Additional Ships Patches
Contributed by Mike Smolinski
Contributed by Tommy Trampp
| Hernán Cortés (L-41)|
Hernán Cortés Monroy Pizarro Altamirano Born in Medellín, Badajoz, 1485. Died in Castilleja de la Cuesta, Sevilla, 2 December 1547. Spanish conqueror of the Aztec Empire (now the center of Mexico). First Marquis of Valle de Oaxaca, Governor and Captain General of New Spain.
|54k||Ex-USS Barnstable County (LST-1197) in Spanish service as Hernán Cortés (L-41) moored pierside at San Fernando, Cádiz (Spain), 26 March 2000.||Photo by Daniel Ferro|
|56k||Hernán Cortés (L-41) at anchor, date and location unknown.
Photo courtesy Nick Newas.
|01||CDR. Ellsworth Jr., Warren Reginald||25 May 1972 - 18 January 1974|
|02||CDR. Lang Jr., Joseph McCarty||18 January 1974 - 20 April 1976|
|03||CDR. Bell, Joe Latimer||20 April 1976 - 2 June 1978|
|04||CAPT. Benson, George Martin||2 June 1978 - 2 July 1980|
|05||CDR. Dooley, Roy Louis||2 July 1980 - 13 July 1982|
|06||CAPT. Wagner, Tod William||13 July 1982 - 25 July 1984|
|07||CDR. Franconeri, James Joseph||25 July 1984 - 5 March 1985|
|08||CAPT. Hopson, Thomas Edward||5 March 1985 - 8 May 1987|
|09||CAPT. Owen, Donald George||8 May 1987 - 25 July 1989|
|10||CAPT. Enderly, Richard Harold||25 July 1989 - 27 June 1991|
|11||CAPT. Hayes, Thomas Mather||27 June 1991 - 11 May 1993|
|12||CDR. Naeger Jr., Henri William||11 May 1993 - 29 June 1994|
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