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DE SOTO COUNTY class

Country of Origin: USA

ship list


 0 TANK LANDING SHIPS

 Number     Name            FY    Launched    Commissioned    Status
 LST 1173   SUFFOLK COUNTY  55      1956          1957        Scrapped
 LST 1177   LORAIN COUNTY   55      1957          1958        Scrapped
 LST 1178   WOOD COUNTY     55      1957          1959        Scrapped

description

These were the last U.S. Navy tank landing ships to be built with the traditional bow doors and ramp, and superstructure aft.

This class is more habitable than previous LSTs...

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