Category:LST-980 (ship, 1944)

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  • USS LST 980
  • Laid down, 9 December 1943, at Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA.
  • Launched, 27 January 1944
  • Commissioned , 26 February 1944
  • Named USS MEEKER COUNTY (LST-980), 1 July 1955
  • Decommissioned, 16 December 1955, at Green Cove Springs, FL. Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Florida Group, Green Cove Springs
  • Transferred to Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Philadelphia, PA. in October 1961
  • Recommissioned, 23 September 1966, at Baltimore, MD.
  • Decommissioned, December 1970 at Bremerton, WA.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 1 April 1975
  • Sold for scrapping by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 1 December 1975
  • Sold to Max Rouse & Sons, Beverly Hills, California, taken in hand by Marine Industries, Tacoma, WA. and converted for commercial use
  • Sold in 1976 to Landing System Technology Pte. Ltd., Singapore (Lauritz Kloster, Norway) and renamed MV LST 3
  • Arrived at Piraeus, Greece having been acquired by Maritime & Commercial Co. Argonaftis S.A., Panama (Greek flag), 30 June 1978 and renamed PETROLA 143
  • Final Disposition, arrived in tow at Aliaga, Turkey for demolition by Seltas A.S., 7 August 1996

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