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U.S.S. FORD COUNTY

(LST-772)

GALLOPING GHOST OF THE
KOREAN COAST

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LST-772 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1944-Keel Date: 3 AUG 1944
at Chicago Bridge & Iron Company
OCT1944-Launch Date: 24 OCT 1944
NOV1944-Commissioned: 13 NOV 1944
JUL1946-Decommissioned: 3 JUL 1946

LST-772 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

Final Disposition: Sunk as a target ship 19 March 1958