WALWORTH COUNTY LST 1164

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Ship Name and Designation History

This section lists the names and designations that the ship had during its lifetime. The list is in chronological order.

    LST-1156 Terrebonne Class Tank Landing Ship
    Keel Laid September 22 1952 - Launched May 15 1953

  1. USS LST-1164
    Commissioned October 26 1953

  2. USS WALWORTH COUNTY LST-1164
    Renamed July 1 1955
    Decommissioned April 2 1971
    Laid up in Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Texas Group
    Assigned to Military Sealift Command (MSC)

  3. USNS WALWORTH COUNTY T-LST-1146
    Placed In Service May 1972 - Out of Service (Date unknown)
    Laid up June 19 1974 in National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay

  4. PAITA DT-141 (Peruvian Naval Service)
    Leased to Peru August 7 1984 and renamed
    Sold to Peru April 26 1999

    Struck from Naval Register April 26 1999
    Fate unknown
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Naval Covers

This section lists active links to the pages displaying covers associated with the ship. There should be a separate set of pages for each name of the ship (for example, Bushnell AG-32 / Sumner AGS-5 are different names for the same ship so there should be one set of pages for Bushnell and one set for Sumner). Covers should be presented in chronological order (or as best as can be determined).

Since a ship may have many covers, they may be split among many pages so it doesn't take forever for the pages to load. Each page link should be accompanied by a date range for covers on that page.

  1. Covers Page 1     (1962-71)

 

Postmarks

This section lists examples of the postmarks used by the ship. There should be a separate set of postmarks for each name and/or commissioning period. Within each set, the postmarks should be listed in order of their classification type. If more than one postmark has the same classification, then they should be further sorted by date of earliest known usage.

A postmark should not be included unless accompanied by a close-up image and/or an image of a cover showing that postmark. Date ranges MUST be based ONLY ON COVERS IN THE MUSEUM and are expected to change as more covers are added.
 
>>> If you have a better example for any of the postmarks, please feel free to replace the existing example.


 

Postmark Type
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Killer Bar Text

Postmark
Date
Thumbnail Link To
Postmark Image
Thumbnail Link To
Cover Image


 

Locy Type
2t(n+u)

1965-12-29

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Locy Type
2(n+) (USS)

1970-10-21
to
1970-10-27

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Note:


 

Locy Type
LDPS 2(n+)

1971-01-04

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Last Day Postal Service

 

Other Information

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons...
Navy Expeditionary Medal (Cuba, January 3 1961 - October 23 1961) - National Defense Service Medal - Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (3-Lebanon, July 1 1958 - November 1 1958), (1-Cuba, October 24 1962 - December 31 1962)

NAMESAKE - Counties in South Dakota and Wisconsin

 


 

If you have images or information to add to this page, then either contact the Curator or edit this page yourself and add it. See Editing Ship Pages for detailed information on editing this page.

 


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