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USS KENT COUNTY

(LST-855)

Hatchi Go Go

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LST-855 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1944 Keel Date: 6 SEP 1944
at Chicago Bridge & Iron Company
NOV 1944 Launch Date: 27 NOV 1944
DEC 1944 Commissioned: 21 DEC 1944
JAN 1953 - DEC 1953 West Pac
JAN 1958 Decommissioned: 22 JAN 1958

LST-855 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 19 March 1958