Aircraft Cross-decked her MH-53E helicopters and equipment to USS New Orleans after hitting mine
Aircraft helo went down in the Indian Ocean during Desert Storm Operation
Deployment Off coast, Dubai, proceeded to northern Gulf with mine-sweeping helicopters
DeploymentPersian GulfOperation Desert Shield/Storm Northern Persian Gulf, struck an Iraqi mine during Operation Desert Storm sustaining a 16 by 20 foot hole in her forward starboard side flooding six spaces. Assisted in temporary repairs by a diving team from RFA Diligence.
Deployment Operation Provide Hope, in Somalia, humanitarian operation
DeploymentPersian Gulf Deployed to Persian Gulf region in response to Iraqi troops massing on border of Kuwait
Fate: transfered loan to US Army
in Hawaii, used as launch platform for missiles trials