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CHUNG HO (LST-232) class

Country of Origin: Taiwan

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 2 CHUNG HO-class TANK LANDING SHIPS (LST) (ex-U.S. NEWPORT class)

 Name             Pendant   Launched       Commissioned   Status

 CHUNG HO         LST-232   June 4, 1969   Jan. 24, 1970  Active
   (ex-USS MANITOWOC, LST-1180)
 CHUNG PING       LST-233   Dec. 13, 1969  June 20, 1970  Active
   (ex-USS SUMTER, LST-1181)

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These ships represent the ultimate design in U.S. landing ships that can be beached. However, they generally unload onto pontoon causeways. They depart from...

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