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  Thomas Aubut's WWII Travel Log
Boarded an LST at Naples, and disembarked at Oran, North Africa.
All personnel of LST Group Twelve are to be commended for their services and participation against enemy forces prior to, during, and following the invasion of Normandy, France, June 1944.
LST 282, fully loaded and making for the Rade d'Agay, was hit by a glider bomb at 22:25 and sank in shoal water off Cape Dramont; there were forty casualties.
www.landingship.com /282/log.htm   (1211 words)

 USS BUSH (DD 529) - Mindoro Resupply, Philippines
During the last days of 1944, the USS BUSH was one of several destroyers screening a convoy of landing craft, tenders, and cargo vessels in the Philippine Islands.
LST 751 reported sighting mine to port of center column.
USS BUSH (OTC) station #1, USS STEVENS station #2, USS STERETT station #3, USS WILSON station #4, USS HAMILTON station #5, USS PHILLIP station #6, USS PRINGLE station #7, USS EDWARDS station #8, USS GANSEVOORT unable to proceed due to battle damage was left at San Jose to be towed into Mangarin Bay.
www.ussbush.com /mindoro.htm   (1732 words)

Shortly after reporting aboard the USS POLLUX he was promoted to CSK (SKC) because of his former military experience as a Sergeant Major in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves and his longshore experience.
Chuck was a FA on the POLLUX and retired in 1967 as a BTC.
George was a RMC on the AKS-4 and retired in 1968 as a RMCM.
www.usspollux.com /shipmatebios.html   (19773 words)

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side to USS JOHN R. CRAIG (DD-885) at buoy #21, San Diego Harbor, California, with bow line and stern lines, fwd and aft bow springs, fwd and aft quarter springs, all 6" manila lines doubled, and 1" wire rope from the stern to buoy #22.
There is a 1¼ inch wire rope to the buoy, a 1-1/8 inch wire rope to the USS DELTA (AR 9), and a 1½ inch spring lay rope to the USS PERKINS (DDR 877).
USS FLOYD B. PARKS (DD-884) and USS PERKINS (DDR-877) are steaming in near vicinity.
www.ussorleck.com /decklogs/xls/March_1954.xls   (1611 words)

 USS Mansfield DD-728 Korean War
USS DEHAVEN (DD727) joined and was directed by Commander Destroyer Squadron 9 (COMDESRON 9) to escort SS REINHOLT to Japan.
USS COLLETT joined and proceeded on northern patrol, OTC is COMDESRON 9 embarked in USS MANSFIELD.
USS SOUTHERLAND (DDR743) joined column to replace USS COLLETT which had received hull damage during action on 13 September 1950.
web.meganet.net /kman/nfkorea.htm   (5666 words)

 Casualties, Navy and Coast Guard Ships, WW II
USS Northampton (CA-26) torpedoed by the Japanese destroyer Oyashio on 30 November 1942 during the Battle of Tassafaronga and sank on 1 December 1942.
USS Cisco (SS-290) sunk by Japanese warships and aircraft in the Sulu Sea, 28 September 1943.
USS Wahoo (SS-238) sunk by Japanese aircraft and Japanese submarine chasers 15 and 43 in Soya Strait, Japan, 11 October 1943.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq82-1.htm   (7224 words)

 USS Ashland (LSD-1) May 1953
1442 USS LST 400 commenced towing this vessel.
Commenced maneuvering on various courses and speeds in connection with the exercise of the USS LST 400 simulating pumping fuel to this vessel.
1705 Commenced fueling exercise with the USS LST 400 simulating pumping fuel to this vessel.
www.ussashland.org /50folder/may1953.htm   (10232 words)

As a result of BRAVO, 21 individuals on the USS Philip and 16 on the USS Bairoko sustained lesions that were classified as beta burns, all of which healed without complications (13: 3-4).
A 6-mile towline connected the fleet tug, USS Tawasa, and the barge from which the nuclear device was suspended.
The ships of Task Force 88, in addition to the USS Norton Sound, were the antisubmarine carrier USS Tarawa, the destroyers USS Bearss and USS Warrington, the destroyer escorts USS Courtney and USS Hammerberg, the fleet oilers USS Neosho and USS Salamonie, and the seaplane tender USS Albemarle (20: 1).
www.cddc.vt.edu /host/atomic/atmosphr/ustests.html   (14210 words)

 Commanding Officers
USS Dahlgren (DLG 12) and as Executive Officer of the Claude V. Ricketts (DDG 5).
USS Hawkins (DD-873) from September 1969 to March 1971 during which time the ship was assigned to the NATO Standing Naval Force.
USS Bainbridge (CGN 25) from 1968 to 1970 as Auxiliaries Officer and later as Damage Control Assistant.
www.uss-barney-ddg6.org /commanding.htm   (2631 words)

 Kaj Swenson's Remembrances
They resided with her parents at 67 Canton Court for a short period of time before moving to 118 Keen Court, and finally to 6 Lester Court.
Their sons, Karl and Norman, were raised on the "Beach" and I still remember the three of us smoking "homemade" cigarettes (leaves rolled in newspaper) in the back yard of the house on Canton Court.
I remember that Stan Nilsen was a Coxswain on the USS LST-378, "Nunzie" Biondello a Radioman on the USS LCI-401 and Eddie Ryan, also a Radioman, on the destroyer tender, USS PRARIE (AD-15).
www.gerritsenmemories.com /hist_stor/remebrances.htm   (5576 words)

 Korean War Project
USS Stribling DD 867 shipmates 1963 to 70
USS Lake Champlain CVA 39 1954 & 1955
USS Greenwood 679 and USS Porter DD 356
www.koreanwar.org /html/comm.cfm?com_url=2004_navy_bbs_1   (661 words)

 USS Ashland (LSD-1) June 1953
Steaming in company with the U.S.S. HYADES (AF-28) under boilers #1 and #2 enroute from Virginia Capes Operating Area 14 to Operating Area 11C in accordance with ComFleTraGru, Chesapeake Bay dispatch 011455Z of June 1953 to conduct event 84, surface firing exercises.
USS MOSOPELEA (ATF-158) is stationed 1000 to 1500 yards ahead of this vessel.
The U.S.S. MOSOP~ (ATF-158) is stationed 1000 to 1500 yards ahead of the ASHLAND.
www.ussashland.org /50folder/june1953.htm   (9155 words)

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Identified as USS President Jackson (APA 18).Monday, 8 April 1946íSteaming independently enroute Pearl Harbor, T.H., to Guam, on course 255 (T&pgc), 249 (psc), at 16 knots (147 rpm), standard speed 15 knots (137 rpm), regular steaming watch and material condition "Baker" set.
SOPA Commanding Officer USS Orleck (DD 886).ÛAnchored in Hainan Straits in 10 fathoms of water, sand bottom, with 75 fathoms of chain to the starboard anchor, on the following bearings: Cupello, 176 (T) and Hill, 116 (T), with the USS YMS 336 moored alongside to starboard.
SOPA, Commanding Officer, USS Orleck (DD 886).ÿGreenwood, W.A., S2c, 248 63 22, USNR, received deep lacerations of head while taking prophylaxis in aft.
www.ussorleck.com /decklogs/xls/April_1946.xls   (1363 words)

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The USS Annapolis arrived at the shipyard Tuesday afternoon for what officials described as a “short duration availability,” during which the Los Angeles class nuclear submarine will undergo shaft repairs.
The USS Pittsburgh, along with its crew of 13 officers and 121 enlisted personnel, arrived for a $160 million overhaul project Feb. 24.
According to the Log's Calendar of Events the USS Sampson was supposed to have its Keel Laying Ceremony at Bath on March 19th.
www.uscs.org /chat/files/040105.html   (17844 words)

 Ingham/Samuel D. Ingham
The Ingham, in company with Bibb and USS Leary (DD-158) escorted convoy SCL-101, composed of seven merchantmen with plane coverage during the daylight hours, dropping it and mooring at Reykjavik on 2 October 1942.
On the 19th she proceeded to Saboga anchorage and continued anti-submarine exercises with the submarines USS Rock (SS-274) and the USS S-13 until the 31st.
The Ingham and USS Chester T. O'Brien (DE-421) began a bombardment of the southeast portion of the island in preparation for landing a company of infantry to exterminate 40 or 50 Japanese reported on the island.
www.uscg.mil /HQ/G-CP/HISTORY/WEBCUTTERS/Ingham_WPG_35.html   (11236 words)

 REUNIONS & CLAIMS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
USS LST 347 and 72: Dale J. Nelsen (940) 692-5946; danedjn@aol.com
USS Neosho AO23 (sinking of oiler during Coral Sea Battle)—Author writing book on sinking of USS Neosho and would like to hear from survivors of that ship—Rich Pedroncelli, PO Box 191522, Sacramento, CA 95819; (916) 454-1743; rpedroncelli@ap.org.
USS Orion AS18—I am a member of a committee that is in the process of renovation of USS Orion AS18.
www.vfw.org /magazine/sep02/ReunionsClaims.htm   (2028 words)

 Reunion Hall Archive
My father, Garfield Thompson served on DE323 (U.S.S. He was part of the original crew and served on convoy duty across to North Africa in 1944.
My duty stations were the USS General C. Muir, AP-142 and the USS General W. Richardson, AP-118 and my final duty station was in the Office of the Commander, 8th Coast Guard District, Custom House, 423 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Hoping to connect with shipmates from LST 791 (WW2) or any one whoever was a passenger.
www.fredsplace.org /reunion/sg/ark/0170_ark.shtml   (3192 words)

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USS Cape St. George (CG 71) and USS Carr (FFG 52) were previously supporting operations with the Canadians, while the Saipan ESG ships joined the rest of these ships once they witnessed the ships’ sinking.
It ended up in the courts and at one point there was a claim from the people who wanted to save her that they where not sure where the ship was (how do you lose a aircraft carrier in the San Francisco Bay?).
USS GEORGIA is in Kings Bay, Georgia after passing through the Panama Canal from ops off San Diego.
www.uscs.org /chat/files/110104.html   (18403 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Ralph A Cragg (IL) 847-823-2532 USS Belfast PF-35 Mr.
Hughes) USS Gen W. Richardson AP-118 (SEE Adm C. Hughes) USS Gen William Mitchell AP-114 (SEE Adm C. Hughes) USS Gen William Weigel AP-119 (SEE Adm C. Hughes) USS Glendale PF-36 Mr.
Thomas L Taylor 410-335-2970 1604 Burke Rd Baltimore, MD 21220-4421 USS LST 829 (USCG Manned) Mr.
vets.com /alumni/uscg/uscg.txt   (1009 words)

 Operation Crossroads, Nuclear Tests at Bikini
Headquarters for JTF 1 was on the USS Mount McKinley (AGC-7) (Joint Task Group Flagship).
TG 1.3 transported personnel and equipment to Bikini Atoll as well as evacuating personnel of the Target Vessel Group.
It also furnished boats and boat crews to the boat pool, supplied two AKAs and two LSTs for the construction unit, and transported and quartered the press and observers.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq76-2.htm   (1582 words)

 USS William Ward Burrows
However, twice after the ship reached that body of water, typhoons nearby forced her to get underway to seek maneuvering room in the open sea.
On 19 July, for example, she sortied with LST group 35—16 LST's and two LCM's —and remained at sea until the morning of the 21st.
Air alerts, too, continued to make life hectic almost until the end, but Japan—worn down by ceaseless Allied pressure, particularly from American seapower —indicated a willingness to surrender and accepted the terms of the Potsdam Declaration on 15 August.
www.multied.com /navy/ap/WilliamWardBurrows.html   (4001 words)

 USS Bowfin The Historic Naval Ships Association
USS X-1 (recently moved from Annapolis, MD; no information on this boat at this site)
To suggest a site, or to report a new web address or broken link, please send us an e-mail: info@bowfin.org
Copyright 2002 USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park
www.bowfin.org /website/links/hnsa/hnsa.htm   (134 words)

 Valor Tours Guestbook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
In August of 2003 I volunteered as a crewmember on the USS LST 325, the WWII craft that made 44 trips from England to Normandy.
I served on the USS ALGORAB (AKA-25) from 12/31/41 to July of '43 at which time I left her during the invasion of Rendova in the New Georgia Islands as part of ComServDiv102.
Also I helped to commission the USS Toledo (CA 133) and after her first world curise I transferred to Submarines in Jan.'48, in which, I finished my Naval Career in '53.
www.valortours.com /guestbook/index.shtml   (8814 words)

 eBay.co.uk - aboard, aboard Collectables, Transportation, Decorative Ornaments Plates, Memorabilia items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
USS DULUTH LPD 6 Welcome Aboard 1970's Data Photo 
Welcome Aboard Broschüre der USS John Young DD 973 
Welcome Aboard Broschüre der USS Harry W. Hill DD 986 
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 List of amphibious assault ships of the United States Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
USS San Joaquin (AKA-109) - cancelled 27 August 1945
USS Sedgwick (AKA-110) - cancelled 27 August 1945
USS Whitfield (AKA-111) - cancelled 27 August 1945
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/List-of-amphibious-assault-ships-of-the-United-States-Navy.htm   (145 words)

The call is assigned to a restored WWII LST on which Marty and Perry operated an SB-102 with the antenna clamped to a 40mm gun tub and a TCS with a 24 ft.wire antenna.
SB102 was in LST's ramp control room up in bow.
Will be aboard WW2LST (USS LST-325) for work session so will have the BA's humming also.
qsl.asti.com /cx/Feb05newsletterfinal.html   (9327 words)

 Military History Online
Memorandum from T.B. Brittain, commanding USS MONROVIA to Commander-in-Chief, United States Fleet, Subject: Report of Operations in Connection with Amphibious Phase of HUSKY, July 10-12, 1943, p.
Memorandum from Robert L. Coleman, Commanding Officer, USS LST 311, to Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Fleet, dated 27 July 1943, Subject: Action Report; Memorandum from James T. Smith, Executive Officer, USS LST 311 to the Commanding Officer, dated 27 July 1943, Subject: Action Report, USMC Collection, Box 117, File No. 30.
Memorandum from E.F. Marcellus, Commanding Officer, USS LST Number 381 to the Commander-in-Chief, dated August 10, 1943, Subject: Action Report for Period 10-12 July, 1943, USMC Collection, Box 117, File No. 31.
www.militaryhistoryonline.com /wwii/husky/footnotes.aspx   (1815 words)

 USS LST 325
I visited LST 325 on 6/11 for the turn around with my grandfather and some of his shipmates from LST 118.
There will be no charge for labor or material (with in reason)Let me know.
I am in the photo in red next to my grandfather Clem Cotnoir and shipmates from LST 118.
network54.com /Forum/256293/message/1119220773/Need+...+or+welding-   (196 words)

 The History Ring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The purpose of this Web exhibit is to present the papers, photographs, and memorabilia of the USS Arizona held by the University of Arizona Library Special Collections.
Many of these items are on exhibit at the USS Arizona memorial in the University of Arizona Student Union.
We wish to give emphasis to those materials that are located at the University of Arizona and are no
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