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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|North African occupation
Algeria-Morocco landings, Port Lyautey, Morocco, 8 to 11 November 1943
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 3 to 8 May 1945
|Sicilian occupation, 9 to 15 July 1943|
|Invasion of southern France, 15 August to 25 September 1944|
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|Pre WWII Merchant Service
|106k||SS Mormacsun ready for launching, 28 April 1940, at Moore Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Oakland, CA. This was the first night launching of a ship in the bay area since WWI.||Tommy Trampp|
|USS Florence Nightingale (AP-70)
Digital ID: cph 3a09175 Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
|81k||USS Florence Nightingale (AP-70) underway on 1 October 1942, location unknown. Although converted to an attack transport for the North African invasion, she was never redesignated as an APA. Instead, she was referred to informally as an XAP, a dual-purpose AP/APA. Unlike a full APA, she had two rather than four sets of triple Welin davits, stowing virtually all of her landing craft on deck.
US Navy photo. Text and photo from "U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History" by Norman Friedman
|44k||USS Florence Nightingale (AP-70) underway, date and location unknown.||Hyperwar US Navy in WWII|
|116k||USS Florence Nightingale (AP-70) photographed, 8 June 1943, by a blimp from NAS Weeksville, N.C. The ship has a full load
out of landing craft and has been rearmed.
US National Archives, RG-80-G, Photo # 80-G-71263, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|93k||USS Florence Nightingale (AP-70) docked at Yokosuka, Japan, in September 1945. Note the Japanese miniature submarines on the dock in the foreground.
Photo by Harris T. Remley.
|Richard Remley in honor of his father Harris T. Remley S1/c USS LSM-471|
|107k||USS Florence Nightingale (AP-70) at anchor, date and location unknown. Note the Cleveland Class cruiser in the anchorage.||Abram Joslin|
|165k||USS Florence Nightingale (AP-70) underway on the Columbia River at Portland, OR., 15 September 1945, bring service member home from the Far East during operation "Magic Carpet."||Abram Joslin|
|01||CAPT. Graves Jr., Edwin D.||17 December 1942 - 1943|
|02||CAPT. McColl Jr., Joseph William||1943 - 24 November 1943|
|03||CAPT. Nelson, Frederick Jens :RADM||24 November 1943 - 1 June 1945|
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