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The USS Muliphen

The 2021 Reunion will be September 20 thru September 24 in Annapolis, MD  It will be a Joint-Reunion with the USS Rankin and several other Amphibious Ships.

For Details and Registration CLICK HERE

The USS Muliphen Reunion will be held in Annapolis, Maryland, from Monday, September 20 to Friday, September 24, 2021. This is the reunion that was postponed from 2020.
As in previous years, sailors and guests from other amphibious ships will be invited to join us. We expect a large crowd, and a wonderful reunion!
Click Here to see basic information about this reunion:
Welcome to Annapolis
Hotel Information
Transportation & Directions.
Click Here to see Tour Information:
Group Welcome Reception
Tour of U.S Naval Academy
Riding Tour of Baltimore, Liberty Ship, and Harbor Sightseeing Cruise
Riding Tour of Annapolis
Severn River Cruise
Farewell Banquet
Navy Football Game
Click Here to register for the reunion:
Register Online
Print a Registration Form

 

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The Muliphen Reunion Association is a 501(c)19 Non-profit Military Organization registered with the IRS

6/12/2021

6/10/2021

4/21/2021

3/14/2021

2/12/2021

1/18/2021

  • Shipmate William "Bill" Christoffersen has been selected as our new Treasure.

8/23/2020

7/28/2020

7/9/2020

6/17/2020

6/16/2020

Any Shipmate or Spouse interested in the Board position of "Treasurer) please contact me via Text at 813-390-0830

6/8/2020

Linda Sharp has announced her retirement as our Treasurer.  Until a new Treasurer is selected please send all checks to the President of the Muliphen Assoc.

Gerald Wotherspoon  at 1920 Raven Manor Drive. Dover, FL 33527

5/25/2020

5/12/2020

4/21/2020

3/19/2020

Due to the cancellation of the 2020 Reunion, the DoubleTree Hotel has allowed the Muliphen to "reset" their reunion for April 21, 2021 with all the same fees.  Watch your mail for 2021 registration forms.

3/9/2020

NOTICE of CANCELLATION - The 2020 Reunion in JAX has been cancelled due to the Virus.  We expect to have the 2021 reunion in JAX at the same hotel with the same itinerary around the same time of year.  Letters to attendees will follow soon with full refunds.

2/3/2020

1/31/2020

1/10/2020

  • Registration forms for the 2020 reunion will be in the mail on 1/13/20, Hotel booking is presently available with the above link to DoubleTree in Jacksonville.  When booking use group code rate MUL

12/24/2019

8/24/2019

8/5/2019

7/26/19

7/12/2019

7/8/2019

7/5/2019

7/4/2019

6/28/19

  • Link to DoubleTree hotel registration posted (see above)

6/15/19

1/22/19

1/7/19

 

1/1/19

  • Happy New Year 2019

12/3/18

October 11, 2018

July 31, 2018

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May 1, 2007

  •  This New Website is born.

 

 

1960's Photo courtesy of Shipmate Richard Leonhardt

The Ship's Motto

"Many Lands -- Many Landings"

Top left: American Campaign Medal - ** (2)Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medals - World War II Victory Medal

  • Iwo Jima Operation - Assault & Occupation of Iwo Jima (19 Feb to 4 Mar 45)

  • Okinawa Gunto Operation - Assault & Occupation of Okinawa Gunto (1 to 10 Apr 45)

Bottom Left:  Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - National Defense Service Medal - ** Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Lebanon, (1 Jul 53 - 1 Nov 58)

Click Here for Medals Information

Specifications:


Displacement 6,458 t.(lt) 14,200 t.(fl.);
Length 459' 2"
Beam 63'
Draft 26' 4"
Speed 16.5 kts.
Complement 429
Cargo Capacity 4,450 dwt
 

Armament:

  • One single 5"/38 DP gun mount

  • Four twin 40mm AA gun mounts

  • Twelve single 20mm AA gun mounts
     

Boats:

  • 14 LCVPs

  • 1 LCP(L)

  • 8 LCMs
     

Propulsion:

  • Geared turbine, single screw, 6,000shp


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Hotel - Golf - Charlie
NHGC

  • Final Disposition, sunk as an artificial reef 16.5 miles east off Port St Lucie FL., January 1989. Sitting upright, at a depth of 168 feet
  • 27 24′ 19.86″ N, 80 0′ 20.22″ W
    27.405517, -80.005617

          

    In 1962 the "Might Mule" participated in  the make of the movie "The Longest Day"  (from the book by Cornelius Ryan).

     

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