U.S.S. LITCHFIELD COUNTY

(LST-901)

ON TARGET - ON TIME

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LST-901 Deployments - Major Events

Add a LST-901 Shellback Initiation Add a LST-901 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1944 - Keel Date: 29 OCT 1944
at Dravo Corporation Neville Island Pittsburgh PA
DEC 1944 - Launch Date: 9 DEC 1944
JAN 1945 - Commissioned: 11 JAN 1945
DEC 1955 - Decommissioned: 20 DEC 1955
MAR 1966 - DEC 1967 West Pac
DEC 1966 - JUL 1967 USS Litchfield County LST-901
JAN 1968 - DEC 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1968 - NOV 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam

LST-901 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 into commercial service 1 January 1977Sold for scrapping 1996