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LST-356 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1942-Keel Date: 7 SEP 1942
at Charleston Navy Yard
SEP1942-Launch Date: 16 SEP 1942
DEC1942-Commissioned: 22 DEC 1942
JUL1946-Decommissioned: 2 JUL 1946

LST-356 General Specifications

Class: LST-1-class tank landing ship

Named for: Bledsoe County

Complement: 9 Officers and 104-120 Enlisted

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Flank Speed: 12 knots

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 8 March 1961 but entered commercial service instead