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USS BULLOCH COUNTY

(LST-509)

The Fighting 509

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USS BULLOCH COUNTY (LST-509 ) - a LST-491-class tank landing ship

In Commission 1944 to 1946

LST-509 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1943 Keel Date: 7 OCT 1943
at Jeffersonville Boat & Machine Co. Jeffersonville IN
NOV 1943 Launch Date: 23 NOV 1943
JAN 1944 Commissioned: 20 JAN 1944
JUN 1951 - AUG 1951 Remove JUN 1951 - AUG 1951 Antartic Circle
JUN 1951 - AUG 1951 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
JUN 1951 - AUG 1951 Antartic Circle
AUG 1952 - JUL 1954 LST Squadron Four Atlantic Fleet Operations TRAEX II-53 PLUS 4
DEC 1965 - OCT 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1966 - JAN 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - JUL 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - JUL 1969 West Pac
JAN 1968 - JUL 1969 West Pac
APR 1970 Decommissioned: 8 APR 1970

LST-509 General Specifications

Class: LST-491-class tank landing ship

Complement: 9 Officers and 89-100 Enlisted

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: Loaded - 8' FWD - 14' AFT

Final Disposition: Unknown