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USS BUNCOMBE COUNTY

(LST-510)

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LST-510 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1943 Keel Date: 27 SEP 1943
at Jeffersonville Boat & Machine Co. Jeffersonville IN
NOV 1943 Launch Date: 30 NOV 1943
JAN 1944 Commissioned: 31 JAN 1944
JUL 1946 Decommissioned: 1 JUL 1946

LST-510 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: Sold into commercial service as a ferry 1960 or 1961