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LST-799 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1944-Keel Date: 25 AUG 1944
at Jeffersonville Boat & Machine Co. Jeffersonville IN
OCT1944-Commissioned: 21 OCT 1944
OCT1944-Launch Date: 3 OCT 1944
OCT1950-OCT1952Inchon Landing
JUL1956-SEP1956West Pac
NOV1959-DEC1959Dry Dock
JAN1960-Decommissioned: 18 JAN 1960

LST-799 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Complement: 8 Officers and 100-115 Enlisted

Displacement: 1780 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: Loaded - 8' FWD - 14' AFT

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping