Registry and Rig Information

Name LST-1178
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 442.00
Width 62.00
Depth 17.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00873

Vessel History

History Rig - Landing Ship Tank. Commissioned on August 15, 1959, at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA. Saw service in Atlantic, Mediterranean, Pacific, and Viet Nam. Decommissioned on May 1, 1972, and placed in James River lay-up fleet. Transferred to Portsmouth, VA, berthing area in July, 1978. Struck from the Naval Register in 1989.
Disposition Scrapped by Transforma Marine of Brownsville, TX, in 2002.

Build Information

Builder American Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Lorain, OH
Date Built 1959-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number
LST 1178 (USS WOOD COUNTY)1959-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Navy1959-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY