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Juneau III (LPD-10)

(LPD-10: dp. 16,900; l. 569'9"; b. 84'; dr. 21'6"; s. 20 k.; cpl. 493, trp. 930; a. 8 3"; cl. Cleveland)

Capital city of Alaska named after the American pioneer Joe Juneau, who, with his partner Dick Harris, founded a miners camp in 1880 where the city, Juneau, now stands.

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The third Juneau (LPD-10) was laid down by Lockheed Shipbuilding & Construction Co., Seattle, Wash., 23 January 1965;,launched 12 February 1966; sponsored by Mrs. William A. Egan, wife of the Governor of Alaska; and scheduled to be commissioned early in 1969.

Published: Fri Jul 24 07:18:02 EDT 2015