U.S.S. JENNINGS COUNTY

(LST-846)

WE CAN HANDLE IT

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LST-846 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1944 - Keel Date: 27 OCT 1944
at American Bridge Company Ambridge PA
JAN 1945 - Commissioned: 9 JAN 1945
JAN 1945 - Launch Date: 9 JAN 1945
DEC 1955 - Decommissioned: 7 DEC 1955
JUN 1966 - JUN 1966 Recommisioning
SEP 1966 - JAN 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1967 - OCT 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1970 - OCT 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1970 - DEC 1970 Fire on Jennings County off Son Ong Duc RVN-August 1970

LST-846 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Complement: 7 Officers and 104 Enlisted

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: Loaded - 8' FWD - 14' AFT

Final Disposition: Unknown