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Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|2 September 1945 to 24 January 1946||26 January to 9 April 1946|
Vietnam War Campaigns
|Campaigns and Dates||Campaigns and Dates|
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase II
17 July 1966 to 31 May 1967
|Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969
9 June to 31 October 1969
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase III
10 June to 9 November 1967
24 November 1967 to 29 January 1968
|Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970
1 November 1969 to 25 February 1970
3 March 30 April 1970
30 January to 1 April 1968
1 May to 30 June 1970
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase IV
2 April to 30 June 1968
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase VII
1 to 5 July 1970
22 September 1970 to 22 March 1971
8 April to 30 June 1971
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase V
1 July to 1 November 1968
1 July to 3 September 1971
21 September to 30 November 1971
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase Vi
2 to 22 November 1968
1 December 1971 to 4 January 1972
10 May to 8 June 1969
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| USS Tutuila (ARG-4)
|118k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4) in Chesapeake Bay off the Maryland Drydock Co., Baltimore, MD., 14 April 1944, one day after completing conversion to an Internal Combustion Engine Repair Ship.
US National Archives photo # 19-N-66053, RG-19 LCM, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
19-N-66536, RG-19 LCM
|97k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4) underway near Norfolk Navy Yard, 18 May 1944.
US National Archives photos # 19-N-66536 and 19-N-66537, RG-19 LCM. US Navy Bureau of Ships photos now in the collections of the US National Archives.
19-N-66537, RG-19 LCM
|79k||Broadside view of USS Tutuila (ARG-4) off Norfolk, Navy Yard, 18 May 1944. Note Tutuila is painted Camouflage Measure 31, Design 6AX.
Navy Yard Norfolk photo # 7628(44) May 18,1944.
|40k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4) with;
LCT-1213 and an unidentified vessel alongside, date and location unknown.
|78k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4), date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
|44k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4), date and location unknown.||Hyperwar US Navy in WWII|
|121k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4) moored at St Helena Annex, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA., late 1953. SS United States was making her way down river on the South Branch of the Elizabeth River.||Gerald J Reiser ET2 USS Tutuila|
|95k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4) under way in Hampton Roads off Norfolk, VA. with the assistance of tugs, 3 September 1953||Gerald J Reiser ET2 USS Tutuila|
|82k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4) at anchor with (from outboard to inboard);
USS Cardinal (MSC(O)-4)
USS Lapwing (MSC(O)-48)
USS Hawk (MSC(O)-17)
USS Fulmer (MSC(O)-47)
USS Peregrine (MSF-373)
circa 1956-57, probably at Charleston, S.C.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, August 1959.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|82k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4) Christmas Card, 1960.||Randy Pilak USS Tutuila 1960-61.|
|96k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4) moored at Fort Everglades, October 1960.||Randy Pilak USS Tutuila 1960-61.|
|321k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4) underway, circa 1962 or earlier, location unknown.||Randy Pilak USS Tutuila 1960-61 and Bob Maloney IM2(P1) USS Tutuila 1959-62|
|65k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4), off Hawaii, circa 1965
US Navy photo
|John T. Kulp USS Tutuila 1965-66|
|174k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4), off Hawaii, circa 1965.
US Navy photo
|John Chiquoine firstname.lastname@example.org|
|631k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4) with APL-21 alongside while tending PCFs circa 1969-1972 probably at An Thoi, South Vietnam, where she supported the continuation of "Market Time," as well as "Seafloat" and "Sealord" operations.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|106k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4), anchored off Nha Be, South Vietnam in 1971||© Richard Leonhardt|
|78k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4), anchored off Nha Be, South Vietnam in 1971||© Richard Leonhardt|
|92k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4) anchored off Nha Be, South Vietnam in 1971||© Richard Leonhardt|
|51k||USS Tutuila (ARG-4) underway, date and location unknown.
Photo courtesy Mobile Riverine Force Association (MRFA)
| ROCS Pien Tai (ARG-516)
|44k||Ex-USS Tutuila (ARG-4) in the Republic of China service as ROCS Pien Tai (ARG-516) moored pierside, date and place unknown.||Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|Additional Tutuila Ship's Patches
Contributed by Mike Smolinski
Contributed by Roy Nielsen, SF3
Contributed by Mike Smolinski
|01||CAPT. Boldizsar, George Thomas USN (USNA 1922)||08 April 1944 - 18 January 1945|
|02||CDR. Rigley, Arthur R. USNR||18 January 1945 - 15 February 1946|
|03||CAPT. Brod, Robert Sanford, USNR||15 February 1946 - 9 July 1946|
|04||CDR. Mayfield, Henry, USNR||9 July 1946 - 17 October 1946|
|05||LCDR. Alexander, James Silas, USN||17 October 1946 - 7 December 1946|
|Decommissioned||7 December 1946 to 7 May 1951|
|06||CAPT. Weigle, Claude Lee, USN (USNA 1927)||7 May 1951 - March 1953|
|07||CAPT. Joyner, Algernon Sidney, USN (USNA 1926)||March 1953 - November 1954|
|08||CDR. Overton, William Arthur, USN (USN 1933)||November 1954 - August 1955|
|09||CDR. Crawford Jr., Joseph Wesley, USN||August 1955 - March 1957|
|10||CAPT. Deibler, Robert Russell, USN||March 1957 - 1958|
|11||CAPT. DiBrell Jr., Aqula Gibbs, USN||1958 - ?|
|13||CDR. Bolton, Jordan Tesch, USN (USNA 1945)||20 December 1962 - 1964|
|14||CDR. Byington, Ward Gregory, USN (USNA 1947)||1964 - 15 October 1966|
|15||CDR. Treadwell Jr., Lawrence Penfield, USN (USNA 1951)||15 October 1966 - 7 December 1967|
|16||CDR. Castle, Ernest Carl, USN (USNA 1948B)||7 December 1967 - 18 November 1968|
|17||CDR. Bauerlein, Leo Peter, USN||18 November 1968 - 8 November 1969|
|18||CDR. Feagin, Frederick, USN (USNA 1950)||8 November 1969 - 10 November 1970|
|19||CDR. Frick, Walter Benjamin USN, (USNA 1954)||10 November 1970 - 29 October 1971|
|20||CDR. Todd, James Forrest, USN (USNA 1955)||28 October 1971 - 21 February 1972|
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