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U.S.S. MEEKER COUNTY

(LST-980)

MEEKER MOUSE

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LST-980 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1943-Keel Date: 22 DEC 1943
at Boston Navy Yard MA
FEB1944-Launch Date: 10 FEB 1944
MAR1944-Commissioned: 19 MAR 1944
MAY1944-FEB1945EUROPEAN THEATRE WWII
JUN1944-JUN1944D-DAY INVASION
NOV1945-DEC1945Dry Dock
JAN1946-MAR1946Caribbean
FEB1947-MAR1947Caribbean
OCT1947-NOV1947Galveston Texas
JAN1948-MAR1948Caribbean
AUG1948-SEP1948Pensacola Florida
FEB1949-APR1949Caribbean
MAY1949-OCT1949Mediterranean
FEB1950-MAY1950Caribbean
JUN1951-AUG1951Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
MAY1952-JUN1952Caribbean
JUL1952-AUG1952Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
OCT1952-NOV1952Caribbean
JAN1953-MAR1953Caribbean
JUN1953-AUG1953Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN1967-APR1967Little Creek Va to Guam
JAN1967-JAN1968West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1967-AUG1970VIETNAM OFFENSIVE
JUN1970-JUL1970West Pac-Viet Nam

LST-980 General Specifications

Class: LST-542-class tank landing ship

Complement: 7 Officers and 104 Enlisted

Displacement: 1625 tons

Length: 328 feet

Beam: 50 feet

Draft: Loaded - 8' FWD - 14' AFT

Final Disposition: Scrapped