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USS HENRY COUNTY

(LST-824)

SEMPER MUTABILE

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LST-824 Deployments - Major Events

Add a LST-824 Shellback Initiation Add a LST-824 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1944 Keel Date: 28 SEP 1944
at Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Company Evansville IN
NOV 1944 Commissioned: 30 NOV 1944
NOV 1944 Launch Date: 8 NOV 1944
MAY 1946 Decommissioned: 15 MAY 1946
SEP 1959 - SEP 1959 Recommisioned
SEP 1962 - NOV 1962 Nuclear tests - Operation Dominic
NOV 1968 - JUN 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam

LST-824 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Named for: Henry County

Complement: 9 Officers and 89-100 Enlisted

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Flank Speed: 12 knots

Final Disposition: Transferred to Malaysia 1 October 1976