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|Campaign and Dates|
|3rd Fleet operations against Japan, 12 July to 15 August 1945|
Navy Occupation Service Medal
|2 to 9 September 1945|
|23 October1945 to 19 February 1946|
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|1874k||Overall view of Charleston Shipbuilding & Drydock Co, Charleston S.C., in January 1945. Seven ATF's are visible, three on the ways at right, and four fitting out at left. From front to back they are:
USS Luiseno (ATF-156)
USS Cusabo (ATF-155)
USS Nipmuc (ATF-157)
USS Chimariko (ATF-154)
USS Cahuilla (ATF-152)
USS Chilula (ATF-153) and
USS Chawasha (ATF-151).
US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|238k||USS Chawasha (ATF-151) fitting out at Charleston Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Charleston, S.C. in January1945. Note Measure 32/17Ax camouflage being applied, and Yard Floating Drydock YFD-15 in the background.||Alan Owens, USMM|
|38k||USS Chawasha (ATF-151) commissioning crew photo, 7 February 1945, Charleston Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Charleston, S.C.||Ron Williams for CAPT. William Larsson|
|15k||USS Chawasha (ATF-151) at Tacloban Philippines, 15 June 1945.||Ron Williams for CAPT. William Larsson|
|99k||Chawasha (ATF-151) laid up at Suisun Bay, CA. in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, 11 September 1975.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 84185
|01||LT. Smith, Howard Kineaid, USN||5 February 1945 - 1 December 1946|
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