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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Consolidation of Solomons Islands
Consolidation of southern Solomons, 16 June 1943
Capture and occupation of Saipan, 15 June to 1 August 1944
Capture and occupation of Guam, 1 to 3 August 1944
|New Georgia Group operation
New Georgia-Rendova-Vangunu occupation, 30 June, 4 to 5 July 1943
Vella Lavell occupation, 15 August 1943
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and capture of Okinawa Gunto, 26 March to 19 may 1945
|Treasury - Bougainville operation
Treasury Island landing, 27 October 1943
Occupation and defense of Cape Torokina, 6, 11, and 17 November 1943
|Iwo Jima operation
Assault and capture of Iwo Jima, 16 February to 7 March 1945
|Bismarck Archipelago operation
Green Island landings, 13 to 19 February 1944
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|111k||USS Waters (APD-8) at Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA., 2 February 1943. Note the depth charge racks on her fantail, propeller guards, and landing craft (probably LCPR types) on her davits.
US National Archives photo # 19-N-41230 from the Bureau of Ships Collection now in the US National Archives.
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|132k||Starboard bow view of USS Waters (APD-8) under way at San Francisco, CA.,2 October 1944, wearing camouflage MS31/20L. The
vertical colors probably are navy green, ocean green, brown and haze green.
US National Archives Bureau of Ships, Photo No. BS 78868, courtesy of C. Lee Johnson, (usndazzle.com).
|69k||USS Waters (APD-8) under way in 1944, place unknown.
US Navy photo # NH 81392 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center, courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1974.
|CWO3 Curt Clark, USN Ret.
Secretary/Treasurer American APD Corporation and the US Naval Historical Center
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