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LST-822 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1944-Keel Date: 20 SEP 1944
at Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Company Evansville IN
NOV1944-Commissioned: 23 NOV 1944
NOV1944-Launch Date: 1 NOV 1944
SEP1945-MAY1946Middle Pacific
DEC1946-Shellback Initiation - 9 DEC 1946 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1954-OCT1954Your Passage to Freedom - Indo China (Vietnam)
FEB1955-Decommissioned: 21 FEB 1955
JUN1955-SEP1955Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN1962-FEB1962Seattle to Honolulu
NOV1963-MAY1964Guam M.I. to Thursday Island Australia

LST-822 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Named for: Harris County

Complement: 9 Officers and 89-100 Enlisted

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Flank Speed: 12 knots

Final Disposition: Sold to the Philippines 13 September 1976