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LST-1 Class Tank Landing Ship; Laid down, 17 July 1942 at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmuth, VA.; Launched, 15 October 1942; Commissioned USS LST-333, 20 November 1942; Lost due to enemy action, 22 June 1943, torpedoed off Dellys, Algeria; Struck from the Naval Register, 6 July 1943.

Specifications: Displacement 1,780 t.(lt), 3,880 t.(fl); Length 328'; Beam 50'; Draft unloaded, bow 2' 4" stern 7' 6", loaded bow 8' 2" stern 14' 1"; Speed 12k.; Complement 8-10 Officers, 100-115 Enlisted; Troop Capacity, approx. 140 officers and enlisted; Boats, 2-6 LCVP; Armament; one single 3"/50 gun mount, five 40mm gun mounts, six 20mm gun mounts, two .50-cal machine guns, four .30-cal machine guns; Propulsion, two General Motors 12-567 Diesel engines, two shafts, twin rudders.
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LST-333 7k Sea Trials, June 1942 LST Home Port Web Site

There is no DANFS history available for LST-333 at the Haze Gray & Underway Web Site, the main archive for the DANFS Online Project.

Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association

Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
The USS LST Ship Memorial
LST Homeport
State LST Chapters
United States LST Association
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