LCC-20 USS Mount Whitney

US US Navy




1971 to present    


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Call Sign: NOGB


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History of US LCC-20 USS Mount Whitney

1966-augOrdered
1971-jan-16Commissioned
1973-may-26Port Visit26-29 May visit Malaga, Spain
1973-jun-16Port Visit16-19 June visit Cannes, France
2002-mar-24Port VisitNLRotterdam Harbour Wilhelminakade Rotterdam 24-27 March visit Rotterdam, Netherlands. Embarked Sea King 148052 : 149899
2002-novDeploymentDJDjibouti Port stood off Djibouti, as the Command Ship of the newly formed Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa until it moved ashore to Camp Lemonnier in May 2003.
2010-mar-15Port VisitFRToulon , France up to 19mar10
2010-may-28Port Visit28 - 30 May visit to Portsmouth, England
2010-jun-4Port Visit4 - 6 June visit to Gdynia, Poland
2010-jun-7Baltic Sea BALTOPS 10 participated with BALTOPS 10
2010-jun-18Port Visit18 - 21 June visit to Kiel, Germany to participate in Kieler Wocke.
2010-jun-24Port Visit24-27 June visit to Ventspils, Latvia MH-60S (Ghostrider 41) onboard 166322 as HSC-28 Det1
2010-jul-3Port Visit3+4 July participated with Fleet Days Zeebrugge Belgium. On board SH-60 166322.
2010-jul-8Port Visit8 - 11 July visit to Faslane, Scotland
2010-jul-17Port VisitUKHMD Devonport Based in HMNB Devonport for a week during Exercise FRUKUS 10, rehearsing Disaster Relief operations with Royal Navy, French and Russian Navies.
2010-aug-9Port Visit9-15 August visit and ship repair to Lisbon, Portugal. MH-60S (Ghostrider 41) 166322 underwent Phase B maintenance
2010-aug-25Port Visit25-28 August visit Amsterdam Netherlands
2010-sep-7Port Visit7-9 September visit to Rostock, Germany
2010-sep-11Port Visit11-14 September visit to Klaipeda, Lithuania
2011-mar-19DeploymentLYLibyan coast flagship for Operation Odyssey Dawn against Libya
2014-jun-6DeploymentBaltic Sea BALTOPS 14 participated with BALTOPS 2014 embarked MH-60S 167898 HSC-28
2014-oct-23Deploymentjoint operations with the Romanian Navy in the Black Sea.
2015-octDeploymentWest Mediterranean Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 participated in multi-national NATO Maritime Command exercise, until Nov 2015

Specifications

   

    from Blue Ridge class
1Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm





Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar
US United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky S-70 H-60 12

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

US Newport News Shipbuilding,



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