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U.S.S. ORLEANS

(MCS-6)

QUID VIS HABEMUS

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USS ORLEANS (MCS-6) - a LST-542-class tank landing ship

In Commission 1945 to 1946

MCS-6 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1945 - Keel Date: 7 FEB 1945
at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Hingham MA
MAR 1945 - Commissioned: 31 MAR 1945
MAR 1945 - Launch Date: 7 MAR 1945
NOV 1959 - JAN 1960 Escort Sweepers to Spain/Norway Portigal
DEC 1959 - JAN 1960 Escort Spanish and Norweagen Sweepers across Atlantic
JUN 1963 - AUG 1963 Midshipmen Training- Caribbean
SEP 1964 - DEC 1964 Steelpike 1964 Atlantic coast of Spain
MAY 1966 - Decommissioned: 20 MAY 1966

MCS-6 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: 5 feet 3 in

Flank Speed: 12 knots