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U.S.S. DUNN COUNTY

(LST-742)


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LST-742 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1944-Keel Date: 12 MAR 1944
at Dravo Corporation Neville Island Pittsburgh PA
APR1944-Launch Date: 22 APR 1944
MAY1944-Commissioned: 23 MAY 1944
APR1946-AUG1950Decommisioning
AUG1950-AUG1950Recommisioning
SEP1950-SEP1950Inchon Landing
SEP1950-NOV1950North Korean Aggression
JUN1957-SEP1957Alaska
FEB1961-Decommissioned: 1 FEB 1961

LST-742 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Complement: 9 Officers and 90 Enlisted

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: 8 feet

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 6 September 1961