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|Campaign and Dates|
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 1 to 8 May 1945
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|USS Dutchess (APA-98)
|76k||USS Dutchess (APA-98) probably photographed in Chesapeake Bay upon completion of conversion in November 1944.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, Photo No. 19-N-73675, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|40k||USS Dutchess (APA-98) anchored, date and location unknown.||Submitted by Mrs. Linda Wichmann Scriven for her father H.S. Wichmann USS Dutchess|
|50k||USS Dutchess (APA-98) anchored, 1945, location unknown.||Henry Wristen USS Dutchess|
|142k||Navy "Smoker" aboard USS Dutchess (APA-98), date and location unknown.||Tommy Trampp|
|168k||USS Dutchess (APA-98) arriving in port with men crowding her decks, probably while bringing troops home from the Pacific war
zone circa late 1945.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 78561. Courtesy of James Russel1.
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| Merchant Service
USA American Export Lines / Hong Kong Oriental Overseas Container Line Ltd.
|560k||Ex-USS Dutchess (APA-98) in merchant service as the American Export Liner SS Excalibur, circa mid-1950s-early-1960s, location unknown.||Gerhard Mueller-Debus|
|506k||American Export Liner SS Excalibur, underway, circa mid-1950s-early-1960s, location unknown.||Robert Hurst|
|46k||Ex-USS Dutchess (APA-98) in merchant service as Orient Overseas Line's SS Oriental Jade, date and location unknown.|
|81k||SS Oriental Jade in merchant service as the C. Y. Tung Lines cargo vessel, moored pierside at Yokohama, Japan, 17 November 1973. Note the "added-on" bow portion.||Photo by Gerhard Mueller-Debus|
|100k||SS Oriental Jade advertisement.||Tommy Trampp|
|01||CDR. Leggett, Aubrey Bartram, USNR||4 November 1944 - 6 March 1946|
|02||LCDR. Stevenson, Raymond, USNR||6 March 1946 - 2 April 1946|
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