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LST-715 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1944-JAN1946Middle Pacific
JUN1944-Keel Date: 7 JUN 1944
at Jeffersonville Boat & Machine Co. Jeffersonville IN
JUL1944-Launch Date: 20 JUL 1944
AUG1944-Commissioned: 15 AUG 1944
APR1946-Decommissioned: 17 APR 1946
SEP1959-JUL1960Middle Pacific
JAN1960-APR1960Operation Blue Star

LST-715 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Final Disposition: Transferred to the US Army Transportation Corps 28 June 1946