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LST-167


USS LST-167 was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal


LST-1 Class Tank Landing Ship: Laid down, 19 September 1942, at Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co. Evansville, IN.; Launched, 25 February 1943; Commissioned USS LST-167, 27 April 1943, with a Coast Guard crew. During World War II, LST-167 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the: LST-167 was severely damaged by a Japanese air attack at Vella Lavella on 25 September 1943, and declared beyond economical repair; Struck from the Naval Register, 6 December 1943. LST-167 earned one battle star for World War II service.


Specifications: Displacement 1,780 t.(lt), 3,880 t.(fl); Length 328'; Beam 50'; Draft unloaded, bow 2' 4" stern 7' 6", loaded bow 8' 2" stern 14' 1"; Speed 12k.; Complement 8-10 Officers, 100-115 Enlisted; Troop Capacity, approx. 140 officers and enlisted; Boats, 2-6 LCVP; Armament; one single 3"/50 gun mount, five 40mm gun mounts, six 20mm gun mounts, two .50-cal machine guns, four .30-cal machine guns; Propulsion, two General Motors 12-567 diesel engines, two shafts, twin rudders.
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
The USS LST Ship Memorial
LST Home Port
State LST Chapters
United States LST Association
U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office

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