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USS ARMSTRONG COUNTY

(LST-57)

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LST-57 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1943 Keel Date: 24 OCT 1943
at Dravo Corporation Neville Island Pittsburgh PA
DEC 1943 Launch Date: 4 DEC 1943
JAN 1944 Commissioned: 15 JAN 1944
AUG 1945 - JAN 1946 West Pac
JAN 1946 Decommissioned: 24 JAN 1946

LST-57 General Specifications

Class: LST-1-class tank landing ship

Named for: Armstrong County PA

Complement: 9 Officers and 104-120 Enlisted

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Flank Speed: 12 knots

Final Disposition: Sunk as a target 1956