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  • LCC-20 USS Mount Whitney

    US US Navy




    1971 to present    



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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 Harbour , 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
    2019-jun-9Deployment BALTOPS 19 embarked Expeditionary Strike Group 2 command team aboard, as flagship for the Exercise. HSC-28 Det 1 also embarked.
    2020-feb-19Port VisitMTGrand Harbour / il-Port il-Kbir / Valletta La Valletta

    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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