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LST-650 / ARL-18 Pandemus
LST-542 Class Tank Landing Ship: Laid down at (unknown) as a Achelous Class Landing Craft Repair Ship, designated (ARL-18); Launched (date unknown); Commissioned USS Pandemus (ARL-18), date unknown); Decommissioned (date unknown); Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown); Final Disposition unknown.
ARL Specifications: Displacement 2,125; Length 328'; Beam 50'; Draft 14'; Speed 12k.; Armament, two twin 3"/50 gun mounts, four twin 40mm gun mounts; Propulsion, 2 General Motors V12-567 Diesel engines, two shafts, twin rudders.
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There is no DANFS history available for LST-650/ARL-18 Pandemus 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
State LST Chapters
United States LST Association
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