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LST-731 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1943-Keel Date: 27 DEC 1943
at Dravo Corporation Neville Island Pittsburgh PA
FEB1944-Launch Date: 12 FEB 1944
MAR1944-Commissioned: 30 MAR 1944
FEB1945-MAY1945Assault on Iwo Jima
FEB1945-MAY1945Middle Pacific
JUN1950-Decommissioned: 2 JUN 1950

LST-731 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Complement: 9 Officers and 89-100 Enlisted

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: Loaded - 8' FWD - 14' AFT