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USS Tripoli LPH-10

The second USS Tripoli (LPH-10), an Iwo Jima class amphibious assault ship, was laid down on 15 June 1964 at Pascagoula, Mississippi and launched on 31 July 1965. She was named for the Tripoli War.

Veterans: 19
Latest Activity: Mar 24, 2017

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Comment by Nickolas George Ramus, Jr on March 24, 2017 at 9:53pm
MM 3. Served tidy 7/71-8/71
Comment by Bill Spatz on June 4, 2014 at 8:52pm

@Howard: It would be hard to forget me, particularly if one was needing the services of the swab in my right hand after a port visit! :-)

Comment by Howard Z. Murphy on March 11, 2013 at 10:31am

And who could forget ICman Tom Hall? LMAO! I can still hear your name being bellowed out over the 1 MC! LOL! Great to see you on here as well.

Comment by Howard Z. Murphy on March 11, 2013 at 10:26am

What it do Prophet CAS? Great to hear from you and AZ1 Degree for sure, And what's good HM1 Bill Spatz. I remember you and Ski! Good to see you here man. Stay in touch.

Comment by Charles Stalling on March 10, 2013 at 8:23am
Tilting T, very good description! My first command '83-'87, ND Airman worked fuel dept frocked AMH went to AIMD . Great memories...should have never gone to VA128, worst move ever!
Comment by Bill Spatz on March 7, 2013 at 11:04pm

Hmm, seeing a couple of names here I recognize. Medical 79-82

Comment by tom hall on February 1, 2013 at 11:08pm

Was first command out of IC a school. 2 west pacs, 1 overhaul...lots of good memories on board 7/79 thru 7/82

Comment by Alton Ray Adams on March 22, 2012 at 6:18pm

Tripoli was my first command out of boot from 1972-75. Non designated airman assigned to AIMD. The tilting T as we called her was a good assignment and one with a lot of memories.

Comment by Francis Neal Meredith Jr on February 17, 2012 at 1:03pm

I have one from then reads as follows.

13th day of Oct.1979 Lat.00-0 long.148-17e

lph-10 bound for Sydney Australia

Capt. C.H. Hanes commanding. Hope that helps.

Comment by Francis Neal Meredith Jr on February 17, 2012 at 12:59pm

I was a shellback on that trip it was great! I believe I whomped you a few times myself! I was hoping to get underway dates for the 79 and 81 wespacs fro my 100,000 ton Masters Captians Lic. any luch here. FTM-2 Meredith Fox Div Uss Tripoli 1979 thru 1982.


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