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LST-602 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1943-Keel Date: 23 OCT 1943
at Chicago Bridge & Iron Company
MAR1944-Commissioned: 31 MAR 1944
MAR1944-Launch Date: 9 MAR 1944
AUG1944-SEP1944Invasion Of Southern France
DEC1951-MAR1952Second Korean Winter
FEB1955-APR1955West Pac

LST-602 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Named for: Clearwater County

Complement: 8 Officers and 100-115 Enlisted

Displacement: 1780 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Flank Speed: 12 knots

Final Disposition: Transferred to United States Air Force 1957