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U.S.S. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

(LST-827)

The Work Horse of the Navy

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LST-827 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1944 Keel Date: 13 OCT 1944
at Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Company Evansville IN
NOV 1944 Launch Date: 22 NOV 1944
DEC 1944 Commissioned: 12 DEC 1944
JAN 1958 Decommissioned: 28 JAN 1958

LST-827 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 15 August 1958