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U.S.S. BARBOUR COUNTY

(LST-1195)

GUARANTOR OF PEACE

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USS BARBOUR COUNTY (LST-1195 ) - a Newport-class tank landing ship

In Commission 1972 to 1992

LST-1195 Deployments - Major Events

Add a LST-1195 Shellback Initiation Add a LST-1195 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1970-Keel Date: 7 NOV 1970
at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company San Diego CA
MAY1971-Launch Date: 15 MAY 1971
FEB1972-Commissioned: 12 FEB 1972
JUN1973-AUG1973Midshipman cruise to Hawaii Japan and Hong Kong
JAN1974-FEB1974Operation Eagle Pull - (off the coast of Camodian)
JAN1975-JUL1975West Pac
APR1975-APR1975Frequent Wind - Evacuation of Vietnam Humanitarian Svc Medal
JUN1975-DEC1975West Pac
JUL1976-DEC1976Regular Overhaul
JAN1978-APR1978West Pac
FEB1978-Shellback Initiation - 3 FEB 1978 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1978-Shellback Initiation - 2 FEB 1978 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1979-Shellback Initiation - 15 JAN 1979 - Pacific Ocean
MAR1979-SEP1979West Pac
DEC1980-MAY1981West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN1983-AUG1986USS BARBOUR COUNTY LST 1195
JAN1983-AUG1986USS BARBOUR COUNTY LST 1195
APR1984-MAY1984Dry Dock
JAN1986-AUG1986West Pac
APR1986-Shellback Initiation - 25 APR 1986 - Pacific Ocean
APR1986- Shellback Initiation - 25 APR 1986 - Pacific Ocean
MAY1986-MAY1986Philippene shipyard workers rescued
MAY1986-MAY198645 Vietnamese refugees resued from a sinking boat
JUN1986- Shellback Initiation - 9 JUN 1986 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1986- Shellback Initiation - 8 SEP 1986 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1987-NOV1987iran and iraq war
APR1990- Shellback Initiation - 18 APR 1990 - Pacific Ocean
DEC1990-JUN1991PERSIAN GULF WAR
DEC1990-JUN1991Desert Shield
MAY1991-JUN1991Operation Sea Angel
MAR1992-Decommissioned: 30 MAR 1992

LST-1195 General Specifications

Class: Newport-class tank landing ship

Named for: Barbour County

Complement: 14 Officers and 210 Enlisted

Displacement: 5190 tons

Length: 522 feet

Beam: 70 feet

Flank Speed: 20 knots

Final Disposition: Sunk as a target ship 6 April 2004