A volcanic peak in the Cascade Range of Oregon.
(AE‑29: dp. 20,500; l. 564'; b. 81'; dr. 28'; s. 20 k.; cpl. 401; cl. Kilauea)
The second Mount Hood (AE‑29) was laid down 8 May 1967 by Bethlehem Steel Corp., Sparrows Point, Md.; launched 17 July 1968; sponsored by Mrs. Robert A. Frosch, wife of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research and Development; and is scheduled to commission early in 1970.