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U.S.S. 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
OCT1943-Keel Date: 7 OCT 1943
at Jeffersonville Boat & Machine Co. Jeffersonville IN
NOV1943-Launch Date: 23 NOV 1943
JAN1944-Commissioned: 20 JAN 1944
JUN1951-AUG1951Antarctic Circle
JUN1951-AUG1951Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JUN1951-AUG1951Remove JUN 1951 - AUG 1951 Antarctic Circle
AUG1952-JUL1954LST Squadron Four Atlantic Fleet Operations TRAEX II-53 PLUS 4
DEC1965-OCT1967West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1966-JAN1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1968-JUL1969West Pac
JAN1968-JUL1969West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1970-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