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Ashland LSD-48



(LSD-48: dp. 15,814 (f.); 1. 609'7"; b. 84'; dr. 19'7"; s. 20 + k.; cpl. 356; trp. 504; a. 2 CIWS; cl. Whidbey Island)

The third Ashland (LSD-48) was laid down on 4 April 1988 at New Orleans, La., by Avondale Industries, Inc.; launched on 11 November 1989; sponsored by Mrs. Kathleen Foley. Her delivery is scheduled for early 1991.