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|438k||Raleigh (LPD-1) under construction at New York Naval Shipyard, Brooklyn, N.Y., circa 1961||Dale Hargrave|
|308k||The ship's sponsor, Mrs. Terry Sanford, wife of the Governor of North Carolina, breaking the traditional bottle of champagne over the ships bow during the launching ceremony of USS Raleigh (LPD-1) at New York Naval Shipyard, Brooklyn, N.Y., 17 March 1962||Dale Hargrave|
|658k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) under way at New York City, date unknown.||Ed Zajkowski|
|94k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) in Chesapeake Bay, August 1964.||© Richard Leonhardt|
|132k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) under way, date and location unknown.||Tommy Trampp|
|59k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) in Chesapeake Bay, August 1964.||© Richard Leonhardt|
|374k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) under way in 1964, location unknown.||Robert Hurst|
|461k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) departing Bremen, Germany, mid-1960s.
|178k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) at anchor in 1966, location unknown. A Hawker Siddeley Harrier is lifting off from Raleigh during USMC evaluation trials.
US Navy photo from the 1968-69 edition of "Jane's Fighting Ships".
|229k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) riding her anchor at St. Thomas USVI in 1968||Photo by Masao Aochi|
|147k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) follows USS Spiegel Grove (LSD-32) while sailing in formation during training exercises in the Caribbean Sea in 1967-68.||Photo by Masao Aochi|
|309k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) under way at Genoa, Italy, 1 December 1973.||Photo by Carlo Martinelli|
|423k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) at anchor in Chesapeake Bay, late in 1975.
US Navy photo from "U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History" by Norman Friedman.
|293k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) moored at Genoa, Italy, 10 January 1978.||Photo by Carlo Martinelli|
|85k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) at Barcelona, Spain, 27 December 1981, with USS Barnstable County (LST 1197) alongside outboard.||Photo by Fabio Peņa|
|518k||Aerial view of ships moored pierside, 13 February 1982, probably at NavSta Rota Spain.
The ships are, from front to back;
the Spanish aircraft carrier Dédalo (R-01)
USS Raleigh (LPD-1) and the amphibious assault ship USS Saipan (LHA-2).
DefenseImagery.mil, Photo # VIRIN : DN-SC-82-08574
|85k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) at Barcelona, Spain, 27 December 1981, with USS Barnstable County (LST 1197) alongside outboard. The stern door gave access to a docking well 168' long and 50' wide.||Photo by Fabio Peņa|
|259k||Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Robert H. Barrow departing USS Raleigh (LPD-1) in 1983 at Beirut, Lebanon. General Barrows was making a farewell swing prior to ending his term as Commandant.||LT. Dave Wood (then 1st LT. USS Raleigh|
|229k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) underway off Norfolk, VA., date unknown.
© Nobe Smith
|453k||USS Raleigh (LPD-1) brass plaque (minus wooden shield mounting board).||Jason Belcher|
|01||CAPT. Whitney, Alden Webster, USN (USNA 1942)||8 September 1962 - 24 July 1964|
|02||CAPT. Miller, Edward George, USN (USNA 1941)||24 July 1964 - 6 July 1965|
|03||CAPT. Yates, Earl Preston (Buddy), USN (USNA 1944) :RADM||6 July 1965 - 1 July 1966|
|04||CAPT. Wilder Jr., Tracy Hartwell, USN (USNA 1945)||1 July 1966 - 6 November 1967|
|05||CAPT. Nance, James Wilson (Bud), USN (USNA 1945) :RADM||6 November 1967 - 3 October 1968|
|06||CAPT. Stahl, Lawrence Edwin, USN (USNA 1946)||3 October 1968 - 4 October 1969|
|07||CAPT. Palmer, Frederick Fraser, USN :RADM||4 October 1969 - 7 September 1970|
|08||CAPT. Ellis, William Harold, USN||7 September 1970 - 20 December 1971|
|09||CAPT. Crispin Sr., Robert Earl, USN (USNA 1948-A)||20 December 1971 - 27 November 1973|
|10||CAPT. Geronime, Eugene Leo, USN (USNA 1954)||27 November 1973 - 17 April 1975|
|11||CAPT. McIntyre, John Joseph, USN||17 April 1975 - 7 January 1977|
|12||CAPT. Riendeau, Gerald Lawrence, USN :RADM||7 January 1977 - 10 August 1978|
|13||CAPT. Renard, John Walter, USN (USNA 1955)||10 August 1978 - 10 January 1981|
|14||CAPT. O'Brien, George Eugene, USN (USNA 1957)||10 January 1981 - 9 August 1982|
|15||CAPT. Triplett, Thomas Terrence, USN||9 August 1982 - 20 August 1984|
|16||CAPT. Phillips Jr., Henry Columbus, USN||20 August 1984 - 16 May 1986|
|17||CAPT. White II, John Dwyer, USN (USNA 1962)||16 May 1986 - 14 May 1988|
|18||CAPT. Fitch Jr., Rex Burnham, USN||14 May 1988 - 5 May 1989|
|19||CAPT. McCarthy, Richard Joseph, USN||5 May 1989 - 13 December 1991|
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