USS Tripoli

603-foot IWO JIMA-class amphibious assault ship (helicopter

Built in 1965

Based at Pearl Harbor

The USS Tripoli (LPH 10) served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years, until she was laid up at Mare Island in 1995. Ten years later, Tripoli was taken over by the U.S. Army and fitted out with large antennas, reportedly for missile-tracking experiments. In late 2006 Tripoli was towed out the Golden Gate and is now at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.