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Korean War Campaign
|Campaign and Dates|
|Korean Defense Summer-Fall 1952
22 June to 9 July 1952
21 July to 23 August 1952
15 to 17 September 1952
Vietnam War Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Vietnam Counteroffensive - Phase IV
23 to 27 April 1968
26 to 29 June 1968
23 to 25 February 1969
16 to 20 March 1969
7 to 11 April 1969
29 April to 3 May 1969
21 to 25 May 1969
|Vietnam Counteroffensive - Phase VI
20 November to 3 December 1968
13 to 18 December 1968
6 to 10 January 1969
28 January to 2 February 1969
20 to 22 February 1969
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| USNS Barrett (T-AP-196)
From 1921-1922, General Barrett served in Santo Domingo and from 1924-27 was a member of the American Battle Monuments Commission, Washington, D.C. He then returned to France to study at the Ecole de Guerre in Paris, and from 1929-33 served as an instructor at the Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, Virginia. During the next two years, he was assigned to the Division of Operations and Training, Headquarters Marine Corps, Washington, and from 1935-36 served aboard ship as Division Marine Officer of Battleship Division 4, U.S. Battle Force. Upon completion of sea duty with the Battle Force, the general spent two and one-half years in the War Plans Section, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.; and from August 1939 to June 1940, commanded the 5th Marines, 1st Marine Brigade, Fleet Marine Force. He returned to Headquarters, Washington, in July 1940, serving first as Director of the Division of Plans and Policies. Later, he served as Assistant to the Commandant of the Marine Corps, Lieutenant General Thomas Holcomb, from November 1941 to March 1942. In March 1942, General Barrett assumed command of the 3d Marine Brigade, and the following month embarked with the Brigade for Samoa, where he welded his command into a fighting unit. He was ordered to the United States in September 1942 to assume command of the 3d Marine Division, then being organized at Camp Elliott, San Diego, California, and was promoted to major general on assuming this command. Early in 1943, he embarked with elements of the 3d Marine Division for Auckland, New Zealand. By August 1943, he had all the major units of his division stationed on Guadalcanal, training intensively for the Bougainville operation. On 15 September 1943, General Barrett relinquished command of the 3d Marine Division and assumed duties as Commanding General of the First Marine Amphibious Corps, with headquarters on Noumea, New Caledonia. In this capacity, he continued with the planning for the assault on Bougainville until his death three weeks later. Accidentally injured following a cerebral hemorrhage, he died 8 October 1943 at the base hospital and was buried in the American cemetery there. Following the war, he was reinterred in Arlington National Cemetery.
Biography and Image from the USMC History Division
|940k||USNS Barrett (T-AP-196) originally designed for the American President lines and was launched 27 June 27, 1950 as the
SS President Jackson. With the outbreak of the Korean conflict, this modern designed passenger liner was designated for service with the Military Sea
Transportation Service. Probably the most outstanding popular feature of Barrett is her complete air-conditioning.
Facilities include a barber shop, diet kitchen, soda fountain, laundry, library, lounges, sick bay, operating room, x-ray room, bacteriological laboratories, a nursery
and formula preparation room for dependent children. Storage spaces for ship’s supplies, food, fuel, and equipment permit the ship a cruising range of over 10,000
US Navy photo #330-PS-2814
|National Museum of the US Navy|
|74k||USNS Barrett (T-AP-196) under way, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|William Zarkas, Retired MSC Boatswain
President, MSC Retiree Association
|95k||USNS Barrett (T-AP-196) under way, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the 1966/67 Edition of "Jane's Fighting Ships" .
|42k||USNS Barrett (T-AP-196) under way, circa 1953, location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|578k||Under the watchful eye of a US Navy boatswain's mate, this contingent of US Army troops boards USNS Barrett (T-AP-196) at
Naval Supply Center, Oakland, CA., 25 October 1965.
US Navy History and Heritage Command photo # L45-20.05.01.
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|73k||USNS Barrett (T-AP-196) departs Tacoma, WA., 8 June 1968, carrying US troops to Vietnam. This voyage was the last scheduled
military sealift of passengers from the continental United States.
US Navy MSC photo.
| TS Empire State V
|47k||Ex-USNS Barrett (T-AP-196) as TS Empire State V off Fort Schuyler, NY in front of the Throgs Neck Bridge, circa 1973 to 1990. During that time she served as school ship for SUNY Maritime College||Christopher Wm Fogarty Class of 1979 SUNY Maritime College|
|54k||Ex-TS Empire State V makes her last voyage while under tow in Hampton Roads as she is moved from the James River Reserve Fleet anchorage to Bay Bridge Enterprises, Chesapeake, VA, for scrapping, 18 July 2007||Photo by Mabel Clark|
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