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U.S.S. LINCOLN COUNTY

(LST-898)

SLOW BUT SURE

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LST-898 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1944-Keel Date: 15 OCT 1944
at Dravo Corporation Neville Island Pittsburgh PA
NOV1944-Launch Date: 25 NOV 1944
DEC1944-Commissioned: 29 DEC 1944
MAR1961-Decommissioned: 24 MAR 1961

LST-898 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 to Thailand 3 August 1962