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LST-966 / AGP-15 Callisto


Portunus Class Motor Torpedo Boat Tender: Reclassified a Motor Torpedo Boat Tender, 14 August 1944; Laid down at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipbuilding Co., Baltimore MD.; Launched, 29 November 1944; Commissoned USS Callisto (AGP-15), 12 June 1945; Decommisioned, 9 May 1946; Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet; Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown); Turned over to the Maritime Commisson, 14 April 1948 for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet; Final Disposition, fate unknown

Specifications: Displacement 2,179 t.; Length 328'; Beam 50'; Draft 11' 2"; Speed 12k.; Complement 119; Boats 2 LCVP; Armament; eight 40mm guns, Propulsion, 2 General Motors 12-567 Diesel engines, two shafts, twin rudders.
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LST 966 37k Seen here as Callisto (AGP-15) Hyperwar US Navy in WWII

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DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway web site.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association

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State LST Chapters
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