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USS Peleliu LHA-5

USS Peleliu (LHA-5) is a Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy, named after the Battle of Peleliu during World War II. Entering service in 1980, the ship has been deployed to the Persian Gulf on several occasions, performed an evacuation of U.S. Naval Base Subic Bay following the eruption of Mount Pinatubo, operated with the INTERFET peacekeeping taskforce, participated in Pacific Partnership deployments, and provided assistance following the 2010 Pakistan floods.

Location: San Diego, CA
Veterans: 4
Latest Activity: Feb 6

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Comment by David King on December 8, 2013 at 2:50pm

90-93.  WESTPAC 91.  Fiery Vigil.  Shellback Nov 91.  

Comment by David King on December 8, 2013 at 1:00pm

The last Tarawa class LHA.  90-93

 

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