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MSS-2 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1951-Keel Date: 29 NOV 1951
at Christy Shipbuilding Corporation Sturgeon Bay Wiscons
NOV1952-Launch Date: 22 NOV 1952
OCT1953-Commissioned: 29 OCT 1953
JAN1967-JAN1971West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1968-MAR1968West 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