USS Navy Landing Ship damaged by storm, interrupted mission
USS Navy Landing Ship Gunston Hall was damaged in rough weather off Iceland on Oct 22 and had to call Reykjavik for damages assessment, said 6th Fleet Command in a statement. Well deck and several landing craft boats were damaged, several sailors were slightly injured. The ship’s participation in NATO maneuvers as was planned now in doubt.
USS Gunston Hall (LSD-44), Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship, United States Navy. Commissioned 1989, displacement 16581, 2-4 LCS, 400+ troops, complement 410, armament guns, missiles.