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U.S.S. LAMOURE COUNTY

(LST-883)

CREEPING GHOST OF THE KOREAN COAST

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LST-883 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1944-Keel Date: 16 NOV 1944
at Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Company Evansville IN
DEC1944-Launch Date: 30 DEC 1944
JAN1945-Commissioned: 23 JAN 1945
SEP1945-Shellback Initiation - 9 SEP 1945 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1950-OCT1950Inchon Landing
NOV1950-NOV1950Hungnam Evacuation
JUN1953-MAY1954West Pac
FEB1955-SEP1955West Pac
JAN1958-OCT1958West Pac - Japan-Korea-Phillipines-Okinawa
JAN1959-JUN1959West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC1959-Decommissioned: 7 DEC 1959

LST-883 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: Sold for scrapping 30 November 1960