U.S.S. IREDELL COUNTY

(LST-839)

GO GET EM GATORS

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LST-839 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1944 - Keel Date: 25 SEP 1944
at American Bridge Company Ambridge PA
NOV 1944 - Launch Date: 12 NOV 1944
DEC 1944 - Commissioned: 6 DEC 1944
OCT 1966 - DEC 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1967 - DEC 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - DEC 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1969 - MAY 1971 West Pac

LST-839 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Named for: Iredell County

Complement: 7 Officers and 104 Enlisted

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Flank Speed: 12 knots

Final Disposition: Loaned to Indonesia July 1970Sold outright February 1979