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BULLOCH COUNTY (LST 509)
TANK LANDING SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: LST 491 UIC: 50509
Status: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), Foreign Military Sale or Lease Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/01/1970 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Jeffersonville Boat & Machine Co.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 03/01/1943 Commission Date: 01/20/1944
Keel Date: 10/07/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/23/1943 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 26.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 01/01/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 26.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 328 ft Waterline Length: 316 ft
Extreme Beam: 50 ft Waterline Beam: 50 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 14 ft Draft Limit: 13 ft
Light Displacement: 1780 tons Full Displacement: 3640 tons
Dead Weight: 1860 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 32
Enlisted: 234
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: VIETNAM
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 07/14/2005
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