USS Acadia (AD-42) is a Yellowstone-class destroyer tender. She was commissioned on 6 June 1981.

In 1991, when the ship returned to San Diego from the deployment, thirty-six women were missing from the ship, the result of medical transfers for pregnancy. Nevertheless, the tender nicknamed the "Love Boat" received the Navy Unit Commendation for her exemplary service during the Gulf War.
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@ 2010-10-26 12:25:35
The Gompers was known as the "Love Boat" when the Acadia was being built, early 80's. How times change... ;o)
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@ 2011-12-09 11:16:03
I was apart of that deployment, however when the USS Cape Code relieved us in Jebel Ali, I crossed decked to the signal bridge and stayed in the Gulf a little longer. But our ship did live up to is it's nickname the love boat.
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