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LST-528 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1943-Keel Date: 13 NOV 1943
at Jeffersonville Boat & Machine Co. Jeffersonville IN
JAN1944-Launch Date: 11 JAN 1944
FEB1944-Commissioned: 29 FEB 1944
MAY1952-JUN1952Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
DEC1956-Decommissioned: 21 DEC 1956

LST-528 General Specifications

Class: LST-491-class tank landing ship

Named for: Catahoula Parish

Complement: 8 Officers and 100-115 Enlisted

Displacement: 1780 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Flank Speed: 12 knots

Final Disposition: Sold and converted to a bulk cement carrier 1960