What happened to the LST's of Vietnam?

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Last Updated 07/01/14


These LST's never saw duty as Mobile Riverine Forces Ships...

LST-529 USS Cayuga County

Transferred to South Vietnam in 1963. HQ-502 Thi Nai

LST-938 USS Maricopa County

Transferred to South Vietnam in 1962. HQ-501 Da Nang

LST-975 USS Marion County

Transferred to South Vietnam in 1962. HQ-500 Cam Ranh

The following LST's served in Vietnam with Operation Market Time (Task Force 115) or Operation Game Warden (Task Force 116) or Mobile Riverine Forces (Task Force 117).

LST-344 USS Blanco County 

Stricken 15 September, 1974

LST-509 USS Bulloch County

Transferred to South Vietnam 1 April, 1970. Qui Nhon HQ-504

LST-515 USS Caddo Parrish

Transferred to Philippines 26 November, 1969. Bataan LT-85

LST-525 USS Caroline County

Stricken 15 September, 1974

LST-551 USS Chesterfield County

Stricken 1 June, 1970

LST-601 USS Clarke County

Transferred to Indonesia 15 July, 1970. Teluk Saleh 510

LST-603 USS Coconino County

Transferred to South Vietnam 4 April, 1969. Vung Tau HQ-503

LST-762 USS Floyd County

Stricken 1 April, 1975

LST-786 USS Garrett County

Transferred to South Vietnam 24 April, 1971. Can Tho HQ-801. 

Transferred to Philippines 1976. Apayao AE-516 & later the Kalinga Apayao LT-516
  
LST-819 USS Hampshire County *

LST-821 USS Harnett County

Transferred to South Vietnam 12 October, 1970. My Tho HQ-800. 

Transferred to Philippines 1976. Sierra Madre AL-57 & later LT-57
 
LST-824 USS Henry County

Transferred to Malaysia 1 August 1974. Sri Banggi 1501

LST-825 USS Hickman County

Transferred to Philippines 26 November, 1969. Cagayan LT-86
 
LST-836 USS Holmes County

Transferred to Singapore 1 July, 1971. Endurance A-81
 
LST-838 USS Hunterdon County

Transferred to Malaysia 1 August, 1971. Sri Langkawi A-1500
   
LST-839 USS Iredell County

Transferred to Indonesia 15 July, 1970. Teluk Bone 511

LST-846 USS Jennings County

Stricken 25 September, 1970

LST-848 USS Jerome County

Transferred to South Vietnam 1 April, 1970. Nha Trang HQ-505

LST-854 USS Kemper County

Transferred to Government of Barbados July, 1975

LST-901 USS Litchfield County

Decommissioned 6 December, 1969

LST-902 USS Luzerne County

Stricken 12 August, 1970

LST-905 USS Madera County

Transferred to Philippines 26 November, 1969. Ilcos Norte LT-87
 
LST-912 USS Mahnomen County

Stricken 31 July, 1967

LST-980 USS Meeker County

DRMS for scrapping 1 Dec. 1975

LST-1032 USS Monmouth County

Stricken 12 August, 1970

LST-1066 USS New London County

Transferred to Miltary Sea Transportation Service February, 1967

LST-1067 USS Nye County

Transferred to Military Sea Transportation Service 27 March, 1967

LST-1073 USS Outagamie County

Transferred to Brazil 24 May, 1971. Garcia D'Avila G-28
 
LST-1076 USS Page County

Transferred to Greece 5 March, 1971. Crete L-171  (Kriti)

LST-1077 USS Park County

Transferred to Mexico 20 September, 1971. Rio Panuco A-01

LST-1082 USS Pitkin County

Stricken 1 April 1975, DRMS for scrapping 19 Dec. 1975

LST-1084 USS Polk County

Stricken 15 September, 1974

LST-1088 USS Pulaski County

Transferred to Military Sealift Command July, 1967

LST-1096 USS St. Clair County

Decommissioned on 26 September, 1969

LST-1122 USS San Joaquin County

Stricken 1 May, 1972

LST-1123 USS Sedgwick County

Transferred to Malaysia 1 August, 1974. Raja Jarom 1502

LST-1126 USS Snohomish County

Stricken 1 July, 1970

LST-1141 USS Stone County

Transferred to Thailand 12 March, 1970. Lanta LST-4

LST-1146 USS Summit County

Transferred to Maritime Administration Reserve 16 May, 1970

LST-1148 USS Sumner County

Stricken 15 September, 1974

LST-1150 USS Sutter County

Stricken 15 September, 1974

LST-1157 USS Terrell County

Sold to Greece March, 1977

LST-1158 USS Tioga County

Transferred to Military Sealift Command 1972
 
LST-1159 USS Tom Green County

Transferred to Spain 6 January, 1972. Conde De Venadito L-13
 
LST-1161 USS Vernon County

Transferred to Venezuela 29 June, 1973. Amazonas T-21
 
LST-1165 USS Washoe County

Transferred to Military Sealift Command 1972

LST-1166 USS Washtenaw County

Stricken 30 August, 1973

LST-1167 USS Westchester County

Transferred to Turkey 27 August, 1974. Sedar L-402
 
LST-1168 USS Wexford County

Transferred to Spain 29 October, 1971. Martin Alvarez L-12
   
LST-1169 USS Whitfield County

Stricken 15 Aug 1976, *

LST-1170 USS Windham County

Transferred to Turkey 1 June, 1973. Ertugrul L-401

LST-1171 USS DeSoto County

Transferred to Italy 17 July, 1972. Grado L-9890

LST-1180 USS Manitowoc

Transferred to Taiwan 1 July, 1995. Chung Ho 232

LST-1181 USS Sumter

Transferred to Taiwan 1 July, 1995. Chung Ping 233

LST-1182 USS Fresno

Inactive, out of commission, in reserve 8 Apr 1993

LST-1183 USS Peoria

Inactive, out of commission, to be disposed of 28 Jan 1994

LST-1184 USS Frederick

Naval Reserve Force, Active 31 Jan 1995

LST-1185 USS Schenectady

Inactive, out of commission, to be disposed of 15 Dec 1993

LST-1186 USS Cayuga

Transferred to Brazil 26 August, 1994. Mattoso Maia G-28

LST-1187 USS Tuscaloosa

Inactive, out of commission, in reserve 18 Feb 1994

LST-1189 USS San Bernardino

Transferred to Chile 30 September, 1995. Valdivia 93        

Still researching

Courtesy of Gerald Busic and Albert B. Moore     

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