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|140k||Christening by Mrs. Sally Gorton, wife of Senator Slade Gorton of Washington and launch of Whidbey Island (LSD-41), 10 June 1983,
at Lockheed Shipbuilding Corp, Seattle, WA.
US Navy photo
|54k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41)'s long wet well deck, in 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.
|321k||Whidbey Island (LSD-41) under way in Puget Sound, WA., 20 September 1984, while running trials.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 107644., Photographed by Lockheed Shipbuilding Company, Seattle, WA.
|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.
|197k||LCU-1644 operates near the amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) in the Atlantic Ocean, 23 June 2011. Whidbey Island is participating with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group in the Spanish Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 2011 off the
coast of Spain.
US Navy photo # 110623-N-EC658-031 Atlantic Ocean (June 23, 2011) by MC2 Julio Rivera.
|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.
|127k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) under way at Istanbul, Turkey, date unknown.
Photo from Turkishnavy.net
|185k||USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) moored pierside, Naval Station Norfolk, VA., 22 September 2017.||Photo by Hugh L. Hudson III|
|01||CDR. Muldon, Patrick||9 February 1985 - ?|
|02||CDR. Holder, Gorden S. :VADM||? - 1 May 1989|
|03||CDR. Breitinger, Thomas||1 May 1989 - 21 June 1991|
|04||CDR. Sonn, Bruce Eric, USN (USNA 1972)||21 June 1991 - 19 March 1993|
|05||CDR. Collis, Jerry C.||19 March 1993 - ?|
|06||CDR. McKnight, Terrence E.||? - 11 October 1996|
|07||CDR. Pierce, Terry C.||11 October 1996 - 27 March 1998|
|08||CDR. Clark, Roy L.||27 March 1998 - 17 November 1999|
|09||CDR. Barrington, Brian E.||17 November 1999 - 6 July 2001|
|10||CDR. Hoyke, Mark R.||6 July 2001 - 7 February 2003|
|11||CDR. Woods, Alphonso||7 February 2003 - July 2004|
|12||CDR. Pringle, Cedric E.||July 2004 - 17February 2006|
|13||CDR. Ross, Erik Matthew. USN :RADM||17 February 2006 - 3 August 2007|
|14||CDR. Junge, Michael||3 August 2007 - 21 March 2009|
|15||CDR. Weatherly, Kirk A.||21 March 2009 - 22 October 2010|
|16||CDR. Conzen, Eric Laurence||22 October 2010 - 4 June 2012|
|17||CDR. Stanfield, Vernon H.||4 June 2012 - 30 August 2013|
|18||CDR. Wells, Christopher Kevin||30 August 2013 - 5 December 2014|
|19||CDR. Gray Jr., David Lewis, USN||5 December 2014 - 4 April 2016|
|20||CDR. Rule, Ethan M.||4 April 2016 - January 2018|
|21||CDR. Smith, Richard Allen, USN||January 2018 - 22 March 2019|
|22||CDR. Sullivan, Jean Marie, USN||22 March 2019 - 10 September 2020|
|23||CDR. O’Cañas, Kristel A., USN||10 September 2020 -|
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