Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

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  • Boats-Ships--Amphibious Warfare Ships
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  • Ship History
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Wood County (LST-1178)
(LST-1178) (q.v.)

Wood County (LST-1178)

Following commissioning, Wood County was assigned to the Amphibious Force, Atlantic Fleet. For 13 years, the tank landing ship alternated between operations on the east coast of the United States and deployments to the Caribbean and Mediterranean for participation in large scale amphibious training exercises. On 1 May 1972, Wood County was decommissioned and assigned to the National Defense Reserve Fleet at James River, Va.