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MCS-3 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1942-Keel Date: 1 JUN 1942
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
DEC1943-Launch Date: 1 DEC 1943
DEC1944-Commissioned: 30 DEC 1944
MAY1947-Decommissioned: 16 MAY 1947

MCS-3 General Specifications

Class: Osage-class vehicle landing ship

Complement: 458 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 4626 tons

Length: 458 feet

Beam: 60 feet 2 inches

Draft: 20 feet

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 11 December 1974