U.S.S. LAWRENCE COUNTY

(LST-887)

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LST-887 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1944 - Keel Date: 27 AUG 1944
at Dravo Corporation Neville Island Pittsburgh PA
AUG 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 27 AUG 1944 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT 1944 - Launch Date: 7 OCT 1944
NOV 1944 - Commissioned: 7 NOV 1944
JUL 1946 - Decommissioned: 23 JUL 1946
NOV 1950 - NOV 1950 Recommissioned 3 Nov. 1950 Astoria Oregon
JAN 1951 - JAN 1951 Rescued 1 368 South . Korean refugees from Mayhap Do Jan. 09 '51

LST-887 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Named for: counties in Alabama

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: Loaded - 8' FWD - 14' AFT

Final Disposition: Sold to Indonesia December 1960