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U.S.S. FAIRFAX COUNTY

(LST-1193)

FARE FAC

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USS FAIRFAX COUNTY (LST-1193 ) - a Newport class tank landing ship

In Commission 1971 to 1994

LST-1193 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1967-DEC1971West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1970-Keel Date: 28 MAR 1970
at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company
DEC1970-Launch Date: 19 DEC 1970
OCT1971-Commissioned: 16 OCT 1971
NOV1971-NOV1971Panama Canal
JAN1972-MAR1972North Atlantic
JAN1972-MAR1972Guantanamo Bay
JAN1972-JAN1972Sea Trials
MAR1972-MAR1972Dependents Cruise
MAY1972-AUG1972Dry Dock
SEP1972-OCT1972Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN1973-JUL1973Mediterranean
JAN1975-MAR1975Panama Canal
JUL1975-FEB1976Mediterranean
FEB1976-FEB1976Guatemala Disaster Relief Operations
SEP1976-DEC1976North Atlantic
JAN1977-DEC1977Dry Dock
JUL1978-JAN1979Mediterranean
SEP1978-JAN1979Mediterranean
AUG1979-OCT1979Great Lakes
JAN1980-JUL1980Mediterranean
JAN1980-JUL1980Mediterranean
FEB1980-Shellback Initiation - 2 FEB 1980 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT1980- Shellback Initiation - 28 OCT 1980 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN1981-APR1981North Atlantic
MAR1981-MAR1981Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
OCT1982-NOV1982Guantanamo Bay
JAN1983-JUL1983Mediterranean-Lebanon
JUN1984-DEC1984UNITAS
JUN1984-DEC1984UNITAS
JUN1984-DEC1984UNITAS
JUL1984-Shellback Initiation - 17 JUL 1984 - Pacific Ocean
JUL1984-JUL1984Panama Canal
OCT1984-DEC1984West Africa
MAY1986-OCT1986Mediterranean
AUG1986-FEB1989Mediterranean
AUG1987-Shellback Initiation - 24 AUG 1987 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT1987- Shellback Initiation - 10 OCT 1987 - Atlantic Ocean
AUG1988-JAN1989Mediterranean
NOV1990-DEC1990Liberia
JAN1991-FEB1991Mediterranean
APR1993-APR1993Carib / Haiti
AUG1994-Decommissioned: 17 AUG 1994

LST-1193 General Specifications

Class: Newport class tank landing ship

Named for: Fairfax County

Complement: 14 Officers and 210 Enlisted

Displacement: 5190 tons

Length: 522 feet

Beam: 70 feet

Flank Speed: 20+ knots

Final Disposition: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP) transferred cash sale ex-US fleet hull foreign military sale