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Topic: USS LST 384

  LST of the United States
LST - 384 was laid down on 16 June 1942 at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co.; launched on 28 September 1942; sponsored by Miss Alice Palen; and commissioned on 2 November 1942.
LST - 388 was laid clown on 20 June 1942 at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co.; launched on 28 September 1942; sponsored by Miss Barbara Ann Besse; and commissioned on 20 November 1942.
LST - 389 was laid down on 20 June 1942 at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co.; launched on 28 September 1942; sponsored by Miss Clara Elizabeth Ashe; and commissioned on 24 November 1942, Lt. George C. Carpenter, USNR, in command.
www.multied.com /Navy/patrol/19.html   (9466 words)

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LST 710 and LST 752 are damaged by collision and LST 219 by grounding, all in the Philippines.
The Japanese submarine RO-112 is sunk by the submarine USS Batfish (SS-310) in the Philippines.
The battleship USS Colorado (BB-45) is damaged by an explosion, the destroyer USS Ammen (DD-527) by a horizontal bomber and the submarine chaser SC-737 by grounding, all in the Okinawa area.
www.america-at-war.net /wwii1945.html   (10861 words)

 USS Washtenaw County, LST 1166   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The USS Washtenaw County (LST 1166) is currently being maintained in Rainier, Oregon by the AFMM for a future restoration project.
In addition to the restoration of the USS LCI 713; the AFMM is restoring the USS Washtenaw County (LST 1166) in order to preserve the ship for future generations to learn of the contributions of the Amphibious Fleet in Vietnam.
Recently the USS Whitfield County (LST 1169), another 1156 class vessel, has met her sad ending as she was intentionally sunk by the Greek Navy in order to create a coral reef in the Aegean Sea.
www.amphibiousforces.org /1166.html   (638 words)

 Operation Crossroads, Nuclear Tests at Bikini
USS Carteret (APA-70) sunk by gunfire in the Pacific, 19 March 1948.
USS LST-133 scuttled off Kwajalein, 11 May 1948.
USS LST-220 scuttled off Kwajalein, 12 May 1948.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq76-5.htm   (827 words)

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The USS Westchester County, LST 1167, was named for a county in Southeastern New York State.
She displaced 2,590 tons light, 5,800 tons loaded; 384' in length at the waterline; width (beam) 56'6"; maximum draft 17'; speed 14.5 knots; her average complement (crew) 153; and armament 3 twin 3"/50 caliber MK33 rapid fire naval guns.
LST 1167 was commissioned on 10 March 1954, Lt. Commander Leonard F. Lacey at the command.
www.lst1167.com /history.htm   (2586 words)

 List of LSTs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of LSTs (landing ship tanks) in service or formerly service in various navies around the world.
LST 3535 to LST 3575 were all cancelled.
This page was last modified 01:15, 10 October 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_LSTs   (62 words)

February 22 - The destroyer escort USS Melvin R. Nawman (DE-416) is damaged by a collision with LST 807 in the Iwo Jima area.
The destroyer USS Kimberley (DD-521), light minelayer USS Robert H. Smith (DM-23) and high-speed transport USS Gilmer (APD-11) are damaged by suicide plane; the destroyer escort USS Sederstrom (DE-31) by collision; and the high-speed transport USS Knudsen (APD-11) by horizontal bomber, all in the Okinawa area.
April 24 - The destroyer escort USS Frederick C. Davis (DE-136) is sunk by a submarine torpedo in the Atlantic.
www.blountweb.com /blountcountymilitary/wars/ww2/timelines/1945_ww2.htm   (11002 words)

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Commissioned as USS LST-1157 in 1953 and named USS TERRELL COUNTY (LST1157) in 1955.
LT Stephen D. During the entire career of the USS TERRELL COUNTY (LST-1157), the United States was engaged in the ‘cold war’ and she was but one of the many ships and crews that served on the ‘front line’ carrying out her many assigned tasks with diligence and professionalism.
KEEL OF USS LST-1157 LAID AT 06 Dec 52
www.lst1157.com /history.htm?ref=www.texasmilitarymuseums.org   (301 words)

 Whitfield County (LST 1169)
After debarking the marines at Morehead City, N.C., LST- 1169 pressed northward, reaching Norfolk on 6 May. Except for a brief cruise to Boston between 14 and 23 June, the ship remained at Little Creek well into the summer of 1955.
Upon arrival, Whitfield County became flagship for LST Division 12-an assignment that soon changed when she was transferred to Division 11-and she soon commenced a regular slate of divisional and squadron exercises out of San Diego that stretched into August of 1957.
The tank landing ship then returned to Vung Tau, where she was relieved as support LST for TG 117.2 by Iredell Countv (LST-839) on 30 January.
www.hazegray.org /danfs/amphib/lst1169.htm   (4992 words)

 USS BUSH(DD 529) - Admiralty Islands
The USS BUSH participated in the initial invasion of the Admiralty Islands.
On Day 2, the USS BUSH and destroyer USS STOCKTON engaged in repeated bombardment and strafing of Japanese locations, inhibiting any effective counter attack and reducing potential American casualties.
It is from this action that the U. Army personnel first coined the USS BUSH nickname "The Fighting '29".
www.ussbush.com /admralty.htm   (1553 words)

 LST 1160
The other "T" is the Waldo County, LST 1163
Well, a 21-Charlie is all we had on the TC, and probably a lot of other LST's as well.
It was not unusual for the OOD to call back to CIC and ask about the ship he could see near the horizon but hadn't been told about.
www.lbfcu.org /traversecounty/lst-1160.html   (452 words)

 Virtual Wall - USS WESTCHESTER COUNTY LST 1167 01 NOV 1968   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The USS WESTCHESTER COUNTY (LST 1167) was a Terrebone Parish class LST, laid down on 11 January 1952 at the Christy Corporation shipyard in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
Launched on 18 April 1953, she was named for a southeastern New York county.
The ship has a waterline length of 384 feet in length and a beam of 56-1/2 feet, displacing 2,590 tons light and 5,800 tons loaded.
www.virtualwall.org /units/lst1167.htm   (422 words)

 Tank Landing Ship LST-1168 Wexford County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
USS Wexford County (LST-1168) also served as the Spanish Naval vessel Martin Alvarez (L-12)
Renamed USS Wexford County (LST-1168), 1 July 1955
From left to right Wexford County (LST-1168), Jerome County (LST-848), Polk County (LST-1084) and two unidentified LSTs conducting landing practice off San Diego, circa the 1960s.
www.navsource.org /archives/10/161168.htm   (516 words)

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Commissioned USS LST-1157, 14 March 1953; RenamedUSS Terrell County(LST-1157), 1 July 1955; Decommissioned, 25 March 1971 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA., and transferred, on loan, to Greece under the Security Assistance Program; Renamed Inouse (L-104); Struck from the Naval Register, 1 November 1976; Sold outright to Greece in March 1977.
On 24 November, Molala (ATF-106) and Mahopac (ATA-196) succeeded in pulling Terrell County "off the beach." Subsequently patched and pumped dry, the LST got underway on 2 December, under tow for Yokosuka, where permanent repairs could be made to her damaged hull.
Three days after undertaking this duty, the LST launched her LCVP's to participate in an assault north of Song Ong Doc, in conjunction with PCF's and Song Ong Duc regional forces.
www.bikerbuzz.biz /aa.html   (2905 words)

 Historic Naval Ships Visitors Guide - Associate Members
The Center's mission is to collect, preserve, display and interpret naval collections and to write and publish a variety of histories, reference works, and documentary volumes covering over 200 years of American naval history.
Their objective is to preserve the history of the offshore and riverine small boats that operated during the last 60 years.
Their plan is to bring one back for display as a museum at a location yet to be determined in the United States.
www.hnsa.org /associates.htm   (2378 words)

 Disposition of Target Vessels at Operation Crossroads
As of 1993, the USS Preserver was still on active duty as a salvage ship, assigned to the Naval Reserve Training Facility at Little Creek outside Norfolk.
Carteret (APA-70): Sunk in the Marshall Islands by gunfire of the USS
Catron (APA-71): Sunk in the Marshall Islands by gunfire of the USS
www.bikiniatoll.com /Ships.html   (1618 words)

 USS Oakland CL-95 History 1945-VJ Day
44'E. LST 809, by suicide plane, Iwo Jima area, 24 d.
LST 247, LST 634, by collision, 24 d.
States naval vessel damaged: LST 1107, by grounding, Okinawa area, 26 d.
www.rtcol.com /~oakland/hist45vj.html   (7473 words)

This was the original LST scheduled to be brought from Greece to serve as a Memorial
Capacity Troops: 706 up to 650 Marines and their trucks, tanks, supplies.
A larger LST but not considered a "Super T" 384' Length
www.lst1126.com /Super_T.html   (238 words)

 List of amphibious assault ships of the United States Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
This is a list of amphibious assault ships of the United States Navy.
USS San Joaquin (AKA-109) - cancelled 27 August 1945
USS Sedgwick (AKA-110) - cancelled 27 August 1945
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/List-of-amphibious-assault-ships-of-the-United-States-Navy.htm   (145 words)

 About the Ship
The employment capabilities of the Tank Landing Ship USS Tioga County LST-1158 are many and varied.  Her primary mission is to transport and land tanks, amphibious vehicles, combat vehicles, and equipment over the beach in an amphibious assault.
Her ability to land cargo directly on the assault beach greatly speeds up any amphibious operation as it alleviates much of the slow, tedious ship to shore movement of equipment.
Portions of content provided by USS Tioga County
www.madisontelco.com /~hensley/navy/about.htm   (160 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)

 Tank Landing Ship LST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
LST-1 Class Tank Landing Ship: Laid down, 16 June 1942, at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, VA.; Launched, 28 September 1942; Commissioned USS LST-384, 2 November 1942.
During World War II, LST-384 was assigned to the European Theater and participated in the:
There is no DANFS history available for LST-384 at the Haze Gray & Underway Web Site, the main archive for the DANFS Online Project.
www.navsource.org /archives/10/160384.htm   (336 words)

 CUTTER LIST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
CHEROKEE, USS, (1946 USCG); ATF-66; WAT / WMEC-165
DOBBIN (1853); JAMES C. MUNRO, USS; DE-422 (not-USCG)
www.uscg.mil /hq/g-cp/history/cutterlist.html   (277 words)

 Captain Raymond A   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Following commissioning through the Officer Candidate School, he served aboard ships and staffs of both the Atlantic and Pacific Fleets.
Shipboard division officer and department head assignments included USS RHODES (DER 384), USS SARSFIELD (DD 837), and USS JOHN W. He served as Executive Officer, USS HARRY E. YARNELL (CG 17), and commanded USS OUTAGAMIE COUNTY (LST 1073), USS CONSTANT (MSO 427), USS CONOLLY (DD 979), USS SHENANDOAH (AD 44), and Destroyer Squadron TEN.
Shore duty assignments included Aide and Flag Lieutenant, Commander, U. Forces, Japan; Bureau of Naval Personnel; Tactical Training Group, Atlantic; and Assistant Chief of Staff, Readiness, Training, and Tactics on the staff of Commander, Naval Surface Force, U. Atlantic Fleet.
www.dd979.com /captain_raymond_a.htm   (279 words)

Material Loaded Aboard LST's at Norfolk, VA March 1944
0830Z: Vice commodore and staff transferred from MTK Erondona to LST 210 / Duty change and destination change.
[WebMaster Note: The information found within this report was graciously provided by Vincient Mongiello, MoMM3 who served on USS LST 177 during WWII and generously supplied by the LST-132 site.]
home.comcast.net /~phbrowne/accounts/convoy_ugs_36.htm   (608 words)

 USS Satyr (ARL-23) Roster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Comm Store Glakes 01/71-07/73, Commissioned USS Nimitz CVAN 68 07/73-07-76 SHC, USS Lexington CVT16, SHCS 08-76 07/78, Branch NAVY Exchange ASO, Phil 08/78-06/79.
The Satyr was my second tour in Vietnam, and my first was on board the USS Caddo Parish LST 515 from 1968 - 1969.
It is not a complete roster, and will be updated as names are made available.
www.usssatyr.com /ARL-roster.htm   (3367 words)

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