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U.S.S. CALHOUN COUNTY

(LST-519)

SLOW BUT SURE

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LST-519 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1943-Keel Date: 17 SEP 1943
at Chicago Bridge & Iron Company
JAN1944-Launch Date: 25 JAN 1944
FEB1944-Commissioned: 17 FEB 1944
JAN1960-DEC1960North Atlantic
NOV1962-Decommissioned: 1 NOV 1962

LST-519 General Specifications

Class: LST-491-class tank landing ship

Complement: 7 Officers and 204 Enlisted

Displacement: 1490 tons

Length: 327 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: 8 feet

Final Disposition: Sunk as target