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Vietnam War Campaign
|Campaign and Dates|
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase III
3 to 14 June 1967
30 June to 17 August 1967
30 August to 10 September 1967
9 October to 10 November 1967
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| USS Hermitage (LSD-34)
|404k||Photo by Dale Hargrave|
|355k||USS Hermitage (LSD-34) launching, 21 June 1956, at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., Pascagoula, MS.||Dale Hargrave|
|70k||USS Hermitage (LSD-34) underway, date and location unknown.||Eric Keller USS Hermitage web site|
|31k||USS Hermitage (LSD-34) underway in Hampton Roads off NAB Little Creek, date unknown. Note the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel in the background.||Contributed by Mark Slebodnik
Courtesy Eric Keller USS Hermitage web site
|79k||USS Hermitage (LSD-34) underway, circa 1957-1960, location unknown.||CDR. Louis D. Chirillo USN Ret|
|329k||Overhead view of USS Hermitage (LSD-34) underway, 27 January 1961, probably in San Francisco Bay.
US Navy photo from the collections of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.
|48k||USS Hermitage (LSD-34) pierside, Naval Station Rota Spain, date unknown.||Photo by Manolo Budiño|
|104k||USS Hermitage (LSD-34) underway in Valletta Harbor, Malta, 1964. Note UH-34D Seahorse helicopter aboard.
Photo courtesy A. & J, Pavia..
|93k||Amphibious Group at sea, 17 April 1964. The ships are USS Hermitage (LSD-34) in left foreground, USS Francis Marion (APA-249) in center, USS Plymouth Rock (LSD-29) in the left rear and USS Yancey (AKA-93) in the right rear. Three UH-34 helicopters are flying in formation over Francis Marion. Photo was received from USS Francis Marion in 1964.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo #: NH 85059
|133k||USS Hermitage (LSD-34) underway, date and location unknown.||Diana Gabler to honor her brother Raymond Aaron Horney Jr.USS Hermitage 1979-81|
|249k||USS Hermitage (LSD-34) underway at Genoa, Italy, 31 December 1970||Photo by Carol Martinelli|
|277k||USS Hermitage (LSD-34) departing Genoa, Italy, 6 January 1971.||Photo by Carlo Martinelli|
|439k||USS Hermitage (LSD-34) at anchor, 30 September 1975, in the Kithira Strait, Eastern Mediterranean with other ships of the US Navy Amphibious Ready Group after finishing exercise Deep Express - 75. Photos from the Soviet Kashin class DDG Krasny Krim.||Eugene Ivkin|
|210k||USS Hermitage (LSD-34) moored at Genoa, Italy, 25 August 1984.||Photos by Carlo Martinelli|
|268k||USS Hermitage (LSD-34) departing Genoa, Italy, 20 February 1986.||Photo by Carlo Martinelli|
NDD Ceará (G-30)
|78k||Ex-USS Hermitage (LSD-34) in Brazilian Naval service as NDD Ceará (G-30) arriving in Rio De Janeiro, 2004.
Brazilian Navy Photo.
|Plaque and Additional Ships Patches
Contributed by Mike Smolinski
Contributed by USS Hermitage web site
Contributed by Mike Smolinski
|01||CAPT. Parker, Lannis A.||14 December 1956 - November 1957|
|02||CAPT. Alexander, Joe McNitt||November 1957 - 1 November 1958|
|03||CDR. Soballe, Verner Jensen||1 November 1958 - 7 November 1959|
|04||CAPT. Kaufman, Robert Kenneth||7 November 1959 - 6 August 1960|
|05||CAPT. Rood, George H.||6 August 1960 - 19 August 1961|
|06||CDR. Tyler, William Perkins||19 August 1961 - 15 September 1962|
|07||CAPT. Wier Jr., John Paul||15 September 1962 - September 1963|
|08||CAPT. Warren, Harry Sanford||September 1963 - May 1964|
|09||CAPT. Donaldson Jr., James Carmichael (Jim) :RADM||May 1964 - October 1965|
|10||CAPT. McCauley, James Edward, USN (USNA 1944)||October 1965 - 14 April 1967|
|11||CAPT. Matthews Jr., Herbert Spencer :RADM||14 April 1967 - 22 May 1968|
|12||CAPT. Jex, Donald Robert, USN (USNA 1947)||22 May 1968 - 19 September 1969|
|13||CAPT. McDonald, Wesley Lee :ADM||19 September 1969 - 14 September 1970|
|14||CAPT. Ryder, Donald Fred||14 September 1970 - 7 September 1971|
|15||CDR. Walsh Jr., Harvey Thomas, USN (USNA 1954)||7 September 1971 - 3 April 1973|
|16||CDR. Laurance, James Douglas||3 April 1973 - 29 January 1975|
|17||CDR. Deegan, Robert Francis||29 January 1975 - 7 January 1977|
|18||CDR. Thomas, James P. L.||7 January 1977 - 25 January 1979|
|19||CDR. Dekshenieks, Vidvuds||25 January 1979 - 5 March 1981|
|20||CDR. Stoufer, Donald Andrew||5 March 1981 - 11 February 1983|
|21||CDR. Beckett, Robert Sampson||11 February 1983 - 16 July 1985|
|22||CDR. Condon, John Kenneth, USN (USNA 1971)||16 July 1985 - 15 September 1987|
|23||CDR. Wilson, Charles Henry||15 September 1987 - 2 October 1989|
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