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No County name included

February 25 2012 at 8:55 PM
jvcountry  (Login jvcountry)
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Response to ours didn't

Maybe it was too much of a mouth full to say to put the county part in there, but all LSTs were named in honor of counties in the US.

Career (United States)
Name: USS Manitowoc (LST-1180)
Namesake: Manitowoc, Wisconsin (City/County)
Ordered: December 29, 1965
Builder: Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
Laid down: February 27, 1967
Launched: January 4, 1969
Acquired: April 1, 1970
Commissioned: January 24, 1970
Decommissioned: June 30, 1993
Struck: July 23, 2002
Fate: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, cash sale, ex-US fleet hull foreign military sale case number assigned (Taiwan), September 29, 2000

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