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U.S.S. BRISTOL COUNTY

(LST-1198)

SHIP SHAPE AND BRISTOL FASHION

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USS BRISTOL COUNTY (LST-1198 ) - a Newport class tank landing ship

In Commission 1972 to 1946

LST-1198 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1971-JAN1973West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1971-Keel Date: 13 FEB 1971
at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company
DEC1971-Launch Date: 4 DEC 1971
AUG1972-Commissioned: 5 AUG 1972
MAR1973-JUL1973West Pac
JUL1973-Shellback Initiation - 6 JUL 1973 - Pacific Ocean
JUL1973-Shellback Initiation - 10 JUL 1973 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1973-JAN1974West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1973-Shellback Initiation - 26 OCT 1973 - Pacific Ocean
NOV1973-JAN1974West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1974-Shellback Initiation - 4 APR 1974 - Pacific Ocean
MAY1974-Shellback Initiation - 2 MAY 1974 - Pacific Ocean
JUN1974-Shellback Initiation - 5 JUN 1974 - Pacific Ocean
JUN1974-Shellback Initiation - 15 JUN 1974 - Pacific Ocean
JUN1974-DEC1975Kangaroo 1
JUN1974- Shellback Initiation - 6 JUN 1974 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1974-JUL1975West Pac
NOV1974- Shellback Initiation - 19 NOV 1974 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1975-APR1976West Pac
SEP1977-MAY1978Wes Pac deployment
SEP1977-MAY1978West Pac
OCT1979-Shellback Initiation - 13 OCT 1979 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1982-JAN1985Alaska
APR1982-OCT1982RIMPAC
APR1982-OCT1982West Pac
APR1983-APR1983Alaska
JAN1984-JUL1984West Pac-Indian Ocean
JAN1984-JAN1985West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR1986-OCT1986West Pac
SEP1986-Shellback Initiation - 4 SEP 1986 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1988-JUL1988West Pac
JUN1989-DEC1989West Pac
MAY1991-NOV1991West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUL1993-Shellback Initiation - 30 JUL 1993 - Pacific Ocean
JUL1994-Decommissioned: 29 JUL 1994

LST-1198 General Specifications

Class: Newport class tank landing ship

Complement: 14 Officers and 210 Enlisted

Displacement: 5190 tons

Length: 522 feet

Beam: 70 feet

Draft: 19feet

Final Disposition: Sold to Morocco 16 August 1994