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SHIELD: The wavy bars refer to the Chesapeake Bay. The pile suggests the peninsula between Baltimore Harbor and the mouth of the Patapsco River, a strategic location in defense of Baltimore. The fort on the pile denotes Fort McKenry ' s location on Whetstone Peninsula in the upper Chesapeake Bay. The fort was named for James McHenry. Secretary of War under President Adams. The trefoil on the red cross symbolizes McHenry ' s immigration from Ireland to Philadelphia, where he studied medicine and later volunteered as a surgeon during the Revolutionary War. The red cross, a symbol for medical establishments, also recalls the use of the fort as a military hospital during World War I. The colors blue and gold are traditionally associated with the Navy CREST: The eagle, symbol of the United States, grasps a representation of the flag flown over Fort McHenry in 1814 and was the inspiration for Francis Scott Key ' s Star Spangled Banner The bomb stands for the bombardment of the fort by the British fleet. The eagle standing of the bomb, holding the United States flag high, indicates the fort ' s successful defense against the British. SEAL: The complete coat of arms in full color is eblazened upon a white field which is enclosed by a blue border It is ringed by a gold rope. USS FORT MCHENRY LSD-43 is inscribed in gold at the top and bottom MOTTO: DOMUS FORTIUM (Home of the Brave)
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TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 SHIELD 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS 3 STAR SPANGLED BANNER FRANCIS SCOTT KEY 4 HISTORY OF FORT MCHENRY 5 SHIP ' S HISTORY 6 SHIP ' S CHARACTERISTICS 7 SHIP ' S MISSION 8,9 LANDING CRAFT AIR CUSHION 10 COMMANDING OFFICER 11 EXECUTIVE OFFICER 12 COMMAND MASTER CHIEF 13 CHANGE OF COMMAND 14 ESWS SWO 15 FLYING SQUAD 16-21 DECK DEPARTMENT 22,23 FLIGHT QUARTERS 24-31 ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT 32,33 STEEL BEACHES 34,35 REAL BEACHES 36-41 OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT 42 MEDICAL DEPARTMENT 43 DENTAL DEPARTMENT 44-47 SUPPLY DEPARTMENT 48 NAVIGATION DEPARTMENT 49 ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT 50- 54 ASSAULT CRAFT UNIT FIVE 58-65 MARINES 66,67 DEPARTURE 68,69 GENERAL QUARTERS 70,71 HAWAII 72,73 PHILIPPINES 74-79 KUWAIT 80,81 BAHRAIN 82-83 MOMBASA, KENYA 86-89 CROSSING THE LINE 90,91 LUMUT, MALAYSIA 92,95 FREMANTEL, AUSTRALIA 96,97 THAILAND 98-101 HONG KONG 104,105 PROJECT HANDCLASP 106-109 FAMILY AND FRIENDS 112,113 TIGER CRUISE 114-118 HOMECOMING 119 DEDICATION 120 CREDITS C HenrVS d_ A u 1 n£ a. OVER. 5 TH0USAS4O TOutejE-D r — — 4
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