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Europe-Africa Middle East Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Sicilian occupation, 9 to 15 July 1943||West coast of Italy operations
Anzio-Nettuno advanced landings, 22 January to 1 March 1944
|Salerno landings, 9 to 21 September 1943||Invasion of southern France 15 August to 22 September 1944|
Royal Navy History Commissioned into the Royal Navy as HM LST-358, 24 December 1944 No record of service Paid off and returned to US Navy custody, 27 February 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
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|1964k||USS LST-358 maneuvering in the harbor at Termini-Imerese, Sicily, 13 September 1943 in support of the Salerno landings. USS LST-347, USS LST-359 and USS LST-350 (broadside view background) are also moored in the harbor. American troops are preparing to board LCI’s to reinforce the 5th Army on the Italian mainland.
US National Archives photo # III-SC 182815, Box 187, a US Army Signal Corps. photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|1411k||Left to right; USS LST-358 (invasion loading ID number 24)
USS LST-347 (invasion loading ID number 23),
USS LST-359 (invasion loading ID number 22) and USS LST-350 (invasion loading ID number 25) moored in the harbor at Termini-Imerese, Sicily, 13 September 1943, while loading supplies to reinforce the 5th Army at Salerno.
US National Archives photos Box 187, # III-SC 182826, a US Army Signal Corps. photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|87k||USS LST-358 unloading in Anzio harbor, circa January-February 1944.||Robert Hurst|
|94k||From left to right: USS LST-326, USS LST-358, USS LST-197, USS LST-377, USS LST-360 and an unidentified LST beached at Ajaccio, Corsica, 25-26 March 1944. The LSTs convoyed from Naples to Ajaccio carrying US troops, equipment, vehicles and supplies. After offloading the Americans at Ajaccio the LSTs loaded French military personnel and their equipment and offloaded them at Nisida, Italy. (See attached (War Diary). Photo originally was owned by US Army Captain Sanner of the 335th Engineer General Service Regiment.||Brian Miller|
|59k||As many as eight LSTs ready for transfer to the United Kingdom tied up at Bizerte, Tunisia in December 1944. Included are USS LST-178 and USS LST-358 (This ship could also possibly be USS LST-351).||Bob Rutter, photo by his grandfather CAPT. Anthony Kohout Jr.|
|01||LT. Clerk Jr., F. E., USNR||9 February 1943 - 11 March 1944|
|02||LT. Carter, D. E., USNR||11 March 1944 - December 1944|
|03||LTjg. Sweet Jr., G. H., USNR||December 1944 - 24 December 1944|
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