USS Monticello LSD 35 Ship's History

Ship's Bell

 I would like to personally thank Ms. Karen France of the Naval Historical Center and our very own shipmate, BM3 John Huard for coordinating the search of the USS Monticello's ship's bell. The polishing of the bell was coordinated by Conservator Catherine Valentour. 

Thanks to all involve in this effort. BRAVO ZULU!

Cruise Books

1965

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1970

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1971

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1972 - 1973

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1974

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1976-1977

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1978-1979

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1981

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1984

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1985

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Moboat's last cruise

Ron Earl's 8mm film

 Video from onboard the USS Monticello LSD 35 circa 1967-1968 from shipmate Ron Earl 

Ruben Rodriguez

8mm film of USS Monticello LSD-35 circa 1965

Slide Show by Bill Dezur

Photos by Bill Dezur aboard the USS Monticello LSD-35

U.S. Navy Training Films

This film explains how amphibious forces were used during WWII. Circa 1944

U.S. Navy Training Film

This film explains the use of amphibious forces during time of war. Circa 1967

Operation Hardtack 1958

The Moboat was present during the nuclear blasts at the islands of Enewetok in the Pacific. This is Part Three, Effects of sub-surface explosions.

https://www.revealnews.org/article/us-veterans-in-secretive-nuclear-tests-still-fighting-for-recognition/


http://nuclearweaponarchive.org/Usa/Tests/Hardtack1.html