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USS LC(FF)-484


USS LC(FF)-484 Service as LCS(L) Group 7 Flagship
(6 May 1945 to 3 February 1946)

6 May 1945 LCDR Stone leaves LCS(L)31 and assembles group staff in 484. Ship stays off invasion beach of Okinawa in order to coordinate LCS(L)s of the group to man the radar pickets around Okinawa

6 July 1945 - Departed Okinawa with LCFF 988, LCS(L)s 31,32,34, 35, 36, & 51 in convoy.

10 July 1945 Arrived in San Pedro Bay, Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines for R & R and preparation for the invasion of Japan.

15 August 1945- V-J Day

17 September 1945 Left San Pedro Bay, Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines in convoy with other LCS(L)s.

21 September 1945 Buckner Bay, Okinawa for short stop for supplies.

25 September 1945 - Arrived in Wakayama, Japan for occupation duties with LCS(L)s 31, 34, 51, 52, 54, 55 & 57.

24 October 1945 Departed Wakayama Japan with LCS(L)s 31, 34, 51, 52, 54, 55 & 57.

25 October 1945 Arrived in Nagoya, Japan

13 November 1945 Departed Nagoya, Japan with LCS(L)s 31, 34, 51, 52, 54, 55 & 57 for Jinsen-Chosen Korea

18 November 1945 Arrived in Jinsen-Chosen, Korea (Inchon) mine patrolling and other duties.

7 December 1945 Departed Korea for Tsingtao, China to join convoy of ships to the United States.

8 December 1945 Arrived in Tsingtao, China

10 December 1945 Departed for United States

15 December 1945 Buckner Bay, Okinawa.

16 December 1945 Departed for Saipan

21-27 December 1945 Saipan

1-3 January 1946 Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands

14-22 January 1946 - Pearl Harbor

3 February 1946 San Pedro, California

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