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Talbot County-class tank landing ship
USS Talbot County (LST-1153)
USS Talbot County (LST-1153)
Class overview
Name: Talbot County-class tank landing ship
Builders: Boston Navy Yard
Operators:  United States Navy
Preceded by: LST(2)
Succeeded by: Terrebonne Parish class
Built: 1945-1947
In commission: 1946-1970
Completed: 2
Cancelled: 1
Scrapped: 2
General characteristics [1]
Type: Tank landing ship
Displacement: 6,000 long tons (6,096 t)
Length: 328 ft (100 m)
Beam: 54 ft (16 m)
Draft: 14 ft 5 in (4.39 m)
Propulsion: 2 × 450 psi Babcock & Wilcox boilers
2 × Geared turbines (Westinghousedisambiguation needed forward, General Electric aft)
Speed: 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph)
Troops: 197
Complement: 190

The Talbot County class of tank landing ships was a two-ship class of ships of the United States Navy. They were the only steam-powered LSTs built.[2]

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