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Vietnam War Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970
18 to 21 February 1970
12 to 18 December 1971
28 January to 1 February 1972
7 to 9 February 1972
15 to 17 February 1972
21 March 1972
7 to 18 June 1970
26 to 28 June 1970
1 April to 7 May 1972
19 May to 11 June 1972
24 to 26 June 1972
29 June to 1 July 1972
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase VII
23 to 27 July 1970
9 to 12 August 1970
12 to 15 and 25 to 29 September 1970
1 to 3 October and 5 to 7 October 1970
5 to 6 November 1970
11 to 12 April 1971
22 to 24 April 1971
|*Vietnam Evacuation (Operation Frequent Wind)
29 to 30 April 1975
25 to 26 October 1971
14 to 16 November 1971
19 to 21 November 1971
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|97k||Anchorage (LSD-36) launching, Sunday 5 May 1968, at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., Pascagoula, MS.
|142k||Anchorage (LSD-36) under way during builders trials in the Gulf of Mexico, 1968.
US Navy photo
|57k||Anchorage (LSD-36) under way, 27 January 1969, near Pascagoula, MS., probably during builders trials
US Navy photo # USN 1139429
|523k||One of USS Anchorage (LSD-36)'s four 3"/50 twin gun mounts, circa 1971-72, location unknown. The four 3"/50s were removed in 1980. Note the Iwo Jima class Amphibious Assault Ship in the background.||Photos by Joe O’Loughlin, USS Anchorage, 11/23/70 to 4/6/72; Electronics Material Officer & CIC Officer|
|159k||USS Anchorage (LSD-36) conducting an underway replenishment with USS Mispillion (AO-105), circa 1973||Derick Hartshorn, courtesy Del Loewe|
|159k||USS Anchorage (LSD-36) conducting an underway replenishment with USS Mispillion (AO-105) with USS White Plains (AFS-4) in the distance, circa 1973.||Derick Hartshorn, courtesy Del Loewe|
|61k||USS Anchorage (LSD 36) during an UNREP, circa 1985, location unknown.||Photo by Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|70k||USS Anchorage (LSD 36) at San Diego, date unknown.||Photo by Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|88k||USS Anchorage (LSD 36) off Darwin, Australia.
US Navy photo # 000907-N-8743M-018 by PH1 David Miller, 7 September 2000.
|58k||USS Anchorage (LSD 36) under way, date and location unknown.||Jerry Hays|
|51k||USS Anchorage (LSD 36) under way, date and location unknown.
US Navy Photo
|USS Anchorage web site|
|103k||USS Anchorage (LSD 36) under way, date and location unknown.||Robert Hurst|
|91k||USS Anchorage (LSD 36) departs San Diego Bay heading for sea.
US Navy photo # 030117-N-2069B-003 by PH3 Gregory Badger, 17 January 2003.
|Bernard A. Cardali USS LST-306|
|234k||USS Anchorage (LSD 36) departs San Diego Bay heading for sea.
US Navy photo # 030117-N-2069B-002 by PH3 Gregory Badger, 17 January 2003.
|Robert Hurst and Bernard A. Cardali USS LST-306|
|70k|| USS Anchorage (LSD 36) departs San Diego Bay heading for sea.
US Navy photo # 030117-N-2069B-001 by PH3 Gregory Badger, 17 January 2003.
|Bernard A. Cardali USS LST-306|
|78k|| USS Anchorage (LSD 36) under way, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
|Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|4166k||Amphibious Task Force-West (ATF-West), comprised of;
USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6),
USS Boxer (LHD-4),
USS Dubuque (LPD-8),
USS Comstock (LSD-45),
USS Anchorage (LSD-36),
USS Pearl Harbor (LSD-52), and
USS Cleveland (LPD-7),
steam in formation with Military Sealift Command (MSC) oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO-200). ATF-West deployed from San Diego January 17, transporting Marines and their gear to Kuwait for further deployment into Iraq.US Navy photo # 030524-N-1352S-006 Arabian Gulf (May 24, 2003) by PH2 Jennifer Swader.
|Robert M. Cieri|
|2147k||The decommissioned Ex-USS Anchorage (LSD 36) is towed to sea, 15 July 2010, by
USNS Navajo (T-ATF-169) for a (RIMPAC) 2010 sinking exercise.
RIMPAC is a biennial, multinational exercise designed to strengthen regional partnerships and improve multinational interoperability
US Navy photo # 100715-N-8539M-468 PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (July 15, 2010) by MC2 N. Brett Morton.
|80k||Attempts to sink ex-USS Anchorage (LSD-36) by Maverick missiles fired by aircraft from VP-4 and VP-40 were inconclusive. She would not yield to anti-ship cruise missiles. Ex-USS Anchorage was ultimately sunk with one MK48 ADCAP torpedo fired from USS Bremerton (SSN-698).||CAPT Howard C. Warner III USN ex CO USS Bremerton|
|01||CAPT. Beaman, Percy Stuart||15 March 1969 - 25 March 1971|
|02||CAPT. Rank, Cyrus A.||25 March 1971 - 10 August 1972|
|03||CAPT. Congdon, Robert Newton||10 October 1972 - 23 September 1973|
|04||CDR. Aldana, Louis Pelayo||23 September 1973 - 28 June 1975|
|05||CDR. Wright, Arthur St.Clair, USN (USNA 1957)||28 June 1975 - 1 September 1975|
|06||CDR. Lund, John Robert||1 September 1975 - 24 November 1976|
|07||CDR. Bledsoe, Paul Isham||24 November 1976 - 29 August 1978|
|06||CDR. Forster, Robert Douglas, USN (USNA 1963)||29 August 1978 - 1 October 1980|
|09||CDR. McCann Jr., William Robert, USN (USNA 1963)||1 October 1980 - 25 September 1982|
|10||CDR. Kruszona, Raymond Robert, USN||25 September 1982 - 1 December 1984|
|11||CDR. Quigley, Michael Dennis||1 December 1984 - 11 December 1986|
|12||CDR. Wein, Michael Clark||11 DEcember 1986 - 15 December 1988|
|13||CDR. Butler, Gregory Clinton||15 December 1988 - 29 December 1990|
|14||CDR. LaBrecque, Terence Paul, USN||29 December 1990 - 11 September 1992|
|15||CDR. Brown Jr., Thomas Joseph||11 September 1992 - 24 March 1994|
|16||CDR. Cassani, Paul Christopher||24 March 1994 - 22 January 1996|
|17||CDR. Read, John Alexander||22 January 1996 - 22 August 1997|
|18||CDR. Thomas, Ronald Louis||22 August 1997 - 30 March 1999|
|19||CDR. Angood, David Stevens||30 March 1999 - 10 November 2000|
|20||CDR. Flowers, Kent Vernell||10 November 2000 - 3 May 2002|
|21||CDR. Cedrun, Mark Edward, USN (USNA 1984)||3 May 2002 - 1 October 2003|
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