USS Vernon County (LST-1161)
USS Vernon County (LST-1161) was a United States Navy, Terrebonne Parish-class tank landing ship in commission from 1953 to 1973. She saw extensive service in the Vietnam war before being transferred to the Venezuelan Navy, where she became Amazonas (T-21).
Read more about USS Vernon County (LST-1161): Construction and Commissioning, Atlantic, Caribbean, and Mediterranean Operations, 1953-1958, Pacific Operations, 1958-1964, Operations At Diego Garcia, 1971, Transportation Operations, 1971, Decommissioning and Transfer To Venezuela
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... Decommissioned on 14 June 1973 at Yokosuka, Japan, VernonCounty was transferred to the Venezuelan Navy on 29 June 1973 on loan ...
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