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USS Mount Whitney (LCC/JCC 20), NASFL, Navy, Blue-Ridge-class amphibious command ship

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USS Mount Whitney (LCC/JCC 20) is one of two Blue Ridge-class amphibious command ships of the United States Navy and is the flagship and command ship of the United States Sixth Fleet. USS Mount Whitney also serves as the Afloat Command Platform (ACP) of Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO). The ship had previously served for years as the COMSTRIKFLTLANT(NATO Designation) / US Second Fleet's command ship. She is one of only a few commissioned ships to be assigned to Military Sealift Command.

Mount Whitney was classified as LCC-20 on 1 January 1969, and her keel was laid down on 8 January by Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company, Newport News, Virginia. Wikipedia

Date Digital

2019

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color photographic print

Digital Collection

NASFL Ships

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USS Mount Whitney (LCC/JCC 20), NASFL, Navy, Blue-Ridge-class amphibious command ship

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