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U.S.S. CHURCHILL COUNTY

(LST-583)


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LST-583 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1944-Keel Date: 18 MAY 1944
at Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Company Evansville IN
JUL1944-Launch Date: 5 JUL 1944
AUG1944-Commissioned: 2 AUG 1944
DEC1961-MAY1962Hawaii
AUG1962-SEP1962home port change from San Diego Ca Little Creek Va
APR1965-Shellback Initiation - 1 APR 1965 - Pacific Ocean
APR1965-Shellback Initiation - 14 APR 1965 - Pacific Ocean
APR1966-JUN1966North Atlantic
MAY1966-AUG1966Caribbean
JUN1966-AUG1966Caribbean
SEP1966-OCT1966North Atlantic
NOV1966-NOV1967Guantanamo Bay
NOV1967-NOV1967Guantanamo Bay
MAR1968-Shellback Initiation - 4 MAR 1968 - Pacific Ocean

LST-583 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Named for: Churchill County

Complement: 7 Officers and 104 Enlisted

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Flank Speed: 12 knots

Final Disposition: Sold 1 August 1975