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U.S.S. WASHTENAW COUNTY

(MSS-2)

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MSS-2 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1951 - Keel Date: 29 NOV 1951
at Christy Shipbuilding Corporation Sturgeon Bay Wiscons
NOV 1952 - Launch Date: 22 NOV 1952
OCT 1953 - Commissioned: 29 OCT 1953
JAN 1967 - JAN 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - MAR 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam

MSS-2 General Specifications

Class: Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship

Named for: Washtenaw County

Complement: 16 Officers and 189 Enlisted

Displacement: 2590 tons

Length: 384 feet

Beam: 55 feet

Flank Speed: 14 knots

Final Disposition: Undergoing restoration to museum ship