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Amphibious Warfare Vessels of the Spanish Navy - Galicia Class Landing Platform Dock Ships, Newport Class Tank Landing Ships of the Spanish Navy (Paperback) Loot Price: R271
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Chapters: Galicia Class Landing Platform Dock Ships, Newport Class Tank Landing Ships of the Spanish Navy, Uss Barnstable County, Uss Harlan County, Spanish Ship Juan Carlos I, Sps Castilla, Spanish Ship Galicia, Spanish Landing Ship Hernan Cortes, Spanish Landing Ship Pizarro. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 57. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: USS Barnstable County (LST-1197) was named after Barnstable County, Massachusetts. She was laid down on 19 December 1970 at San Diego, California, by the National Steel and Shipbuilding Corporation; launched on 2 October 1971. Commander. Warren R. Ellsworth was in command Barnstable County was the nineteenth ship of the Newport class of amphibious ships. Between 27 May and 24 July, the tank landing ship completed fitting out, first at Long Beach and then at San Diego in July. On 24 July, she set sail from San Diego bound for her permanently assigned base of operations--Little Creek, Va. She transited the Panama Canal on 7 August and arrived in Little Creek on the 14th. On 6 September, the ship got underway for Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, whence she conducted shakedown training until returning to Little Creek on 21 October. Barnstable County completed her final contract trials early in November and then settled into a training routine that lasted until the first week in December. At that time, she began an extended stay at Little Creek that carried her into the new year. After loading ammunition on 11 January 1973, she proceeded to Morehead City, N.C., to embark marines. From there, the tank landing ship set course for the West Indies where she visited Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, Vieques Island and Roosevelt Roads in Puerto Rico, and St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands before returning to Little Creek on the 24th. She carried out training landings at ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1524482

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 58
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-76701-5
Barcode: 9781157767015
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LSN: 1-157-76701-X

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