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USS Garrett County (LST 786, later AGP 786) in June 1968
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Class: GARRETT COUNTY (AGP 786, ex LST)
Design: Converted LST
Displacement (tons): #,###
Dimensions (feet): ###.#' x ##.#' x ##.#'
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (19xx) 4-20mm
Complement: ###
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: turbines, # screw

Construction:
AGPNameReclasBuilderKeelLaunchRecomm
786GARRETT COUNTY25 Sep 1970Dravo, Pittsburgh21 May 194422 Jul 194426 Aug 1966
821HARNETT COUNTY25 Sep 1970Missouri Valley Bridge19 Sep 194427 Oct 194420 Aug 1966
838HUNTERDON COUNTY25 Sep 1970American Bridge20 Sep 19448 Nov 194417 Sep 1966

Disposition:
AGPNameTDecommStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
786GARRETT COUNTY197115 Jun 197524 Apr 1971Loan--
821HARNETT COUNTY12 Oct 197015 Jun 197512 Oct 1970Loan--
838HUNTERDON COUNTY30 Jun 19711 Aug 19741 Jul 1971Loan--

Class Notes:
These ships were recommissioned in August-September 1966 as base ships for riverine operations in South Vietnam and were reclassified as AGPs, retaining their LST hull numbers, four years later.

Ship Notes:
AGPNameMANotes
786GARRETT COUNTY(ex-LST-786) Decomm 9 Jul 1946, recom as base ship 26 Aug 1966. Loan RVN as CAN THO. Escaped to Philippines Apr 1975. Sold Apr 1976 to Philippines [1 Apr NVR, 13 Sep 1977 PHS], renamed KALINGA APAYO.
821HARNETT COUNTY(ex-LST-821) Decomm 8 Jul 1946, recom as base ship 20 Aug 1966. Loan RVN as MY THO. Escaped to Philippines 1975. Sold Apr 1976 to Philippines [1 Apr NVR, 15 Nov 1975 PHS], renamed DUMAGAT, then in 1989 SIERRA MADRE
838HUNTERDON COUNTY(ex-LST-838) Decomm 7 Aug 1946, recom 17 Sep 1966 [10 Sep 1966 PHS/CC] as floating base. Loan Malaysia as SRI LANGKAWI (sale 1 Aug 1974).

Page Notes:
Compiled: 2 Aug 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, NVR, PHS