USS ANCHORAGE LPD-23 Patch – Sew On
A 4.7 inch squadron patch of the USS ANCHORAGE LPD-23.
USS Anchorage (LPD-23) is a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock and the second ship of the United States Navy to be namesake of the U.S. city of Anchorage, Alaska.
Anchorage’s keel was laid down on 24 September 2007, at the Avondale Shipyard near New Orleans, Louisiana, then owned by Northrop Grumman Ship Systems. The ship was launched on 12 February 2011. sponsored by Mrs. Annette Conway, wife of James T. Conway, a former Commandant of the Marine Corps. She was christened two months later, on 14 May — the first ship christened by Huntington Ingalls Industries since Northrop Grumman spun off its shipbuilding divisions as a separate company. The ship was formally delivered and accepted by the U.S. Navy on 17 September 2012 Anchorage was commissioned 4 May 2013, in her eponymous city.
May 11 2015-December 15, 2015. Maiden Deployment
July 10 2018-March 01 2019 western pacific