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#AtoZchallenge – USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2)

Iwo Jima was laid down on 2 April 1959 by Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington; launched on 17 September 1960, sponsored by Mrs. Harry Schmidt; and commissioned on 26 August 1961, Captain T. D. Harris in command. Following shakedown training, she spent the rest of 1961 off the California coast in … Continue reading

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