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The USS Muliphen / USS Capricornus Reunion

will be in Covington, KY April 24, 2019 thru April 28, 2019

Pending: Registration Form

Now Ready: Click here for Hotel Booking

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

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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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    Last modified: 11/19/08.