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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - European-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (4)
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
LST-1 Class Tank Landing Ship: Laid down, 16 June 1942, at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, VA.; Launched, 28 September 1942; Commissioned USS LST-384, 2 November 1942. During World War II, LST-384 was assigned to the European Theater and participated in the:
Following the war, LST-384 performed occupation duty in the Far East until mid-December 1945. Decommissioned, 22 April 1946; Struck from the Naval Register, 5 June 1946; Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 8 April 1948, to Kaiser Co., Inc., Vancouver, WA. LST-384 earned four battle stars for World War II service.
- Sicilian occupation, July 1943
- Salerno landings, September 1943
- West Coast of Italy operations;
(a) Anzio-Nettuno advanced landings, January and February 1944
- Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
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
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
The USS LST Ship Memorial
LST Home Port
State LST Chapters
United States LST Association
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