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U.S.S. LUZERNE COUNTY

(LST-902)

LITTLE BATTLE SHIP

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LST-902 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1944-Keel Date: 5 NOV 1944
at Dravo Corporation Neville Island Pittsburgh PA
DEC1944-Launch Date: 16 DEC 1944
JAN1945-Commissioned: 15 JAN 1945
JAN1952-NOV1955Recommisioning
JUL1952-MAY1953Left Continental Limits of U.S.
OCT1952-OCT1952Wrangler
OCT1952-OCT1952Operation
JUL1953-SEP1953Departed San Diego CA enroute Camp McGill Honshu Japan
OCT1953-OCT1953Operation
NOV1955-Decommissioned: 30 NOV 1955
APR1963-APR1963Recommisioned
JUL1965-DEC1965Caribbean
JAN1966-DEC1966Arrived Saigon -April 1966. Delivered ammunition to Viet Nam.
FEB1967-OCT1969Vietnam era 1968-1969
AUG1967-Shellback Initiation - 16 AUG 1967 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1968-Shellback Initiation - 19 AUG 1968 - Pacific Ocean
MAR1969-Shellback Initiation - 3 MAR 1969 - Pacific Ocean
MAR1969-MAR1969RIVERINE ASSAULT FORCE SUMMARY March 1969 This month another re
APR1969-Shellback Initiation - 24 APR 1969 - Indian Ocean
APR1969-Shellback Initiation - 7 APR 1969 - Indian Ocean
JAN1970-JAN1970decomissioned 1970 sold to barge co. Ensenada MX
MAR1970-APR1970West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1970-Decommisioning

LST-902 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: Unknown