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USS John L. Canley (ESB 6)

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USS JOHN L. CANLEY is one of the Expeditionary Sea Base Ships derived from the MONTFORD POINT - class Expeditionary Transfer Docks. The JOHN L. CANLEY is the first ship in the Navy named after USMC Sgt. Major John L. Canley who received the Medal of Honor for combat action at Hue City, Vietnam, in February 1968.

General Characteristics:Awarded: August 23, 2019
Keel laid: November 17, 2020
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Builder: National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, Calif.
Propulsion system: Diesel-Electric
Propellers: two
Length: 785 feet (239.3 meters)
Beam: 164 feet (50 meters)
Draft: 29.5 feet (9 meters)
Light Displacement: approx. 39,900 tons
Speed: 15 knots
Armament: none
Crew: approx. 34 MSC personnel plus approx. 250 military personnel (depending on mission)


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS JOHN L. CANLEY. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the JOHN L. CANLEY under construction at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, Calif., on December 28, 2021.



The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the JOHN L. CANLEY under construction at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, Calif., on May 29, 2022.



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