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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|Eastern New Guinea operation
Lae occupation, 4 to 5, 9 to 11 September 1943
Saidor occupation, January and 12 to 14 February 1944
|Western New Guinea operations
Toem-Wakde-Sarmi area operation, 17 to 18, 23 to 25 May 1944
Biak Island operation, 6 to 10, 14 to 20 June 1944
Noemfoor Island operation, 2 to 4, 5 to 10 July 1944
Cape Sansapor operation, 12 to 18 20 to 26 August 1944
Morotai landings, 15 September 1944
|Bismarck Archipelago operations
Cape Gloucester, New Britain, 25 to 28 December 1943, 21 to 23 January, 18 to 21, 23 to 26 February 1944
Admiralty Islands landings, 7 to 11, 14 to 18 March 1944
Leyte landings, 13 to 28 October, 2 to 18 November 1944
|Hollandia operation, 21 to 25 April 1944||Consolidation and capture of Southern Philippines
Mindanao landings, 17 to 23 April 1945
USS LST-458's AA batteries downed four Japanese Zeros while under enemy air attack at Lae, Cape Cretin, Biak Island, Leyte, Los Negroes Island, Admiralty Islands. and Noemfoor Island.
Source: Personal Journal of RM1/c James Albin, USS LST-458 - 10 February 1943 to August, l945
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|121k||Australian troops disembark from USS LST-458, USS LCI(L)-339 and USS LST-466 an other LSTs at Lae New Guinea, circa 1 to 4 September 1943.USS LCI(L)-339 was lost due to enemy air attack on 4 September while at Lae.
US National Archives photo #54378.
|Jerry Gilmartin MMC(SW) USN Ret. Secretary AFMM LCI 713, Curator PT-658 Save the PT Boat Inc, courtesy Dennis Blocker LCI National Association Historian|
|67k||USS LST-458 beached at Toem, Dutch East Indies, while unloading scout planes, 17 May 1944.||Australian War Memorial|
|76k||USS LST-458 at Morotai Island, Dutch East Indies, 15 September 1944, off loading equipment.
US National Archives image
|1209k||USS LST-462, USS LST-245, USS LST-458 and an unidentified LST beached at Morotai, 15 September 1944, as Army engineers unload their equipment.
US Army Signal Corps photo # SC 261042, by T/SGT Henry Palm, now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|33k||USS LST-458 beached at Leyte Island, Philippines, 20 October 1944.||Ronald J. Albin, in honor of his father James C. Albin RM1/c USS LST 458 10 February 1943 to 31 August 1945|
|14k||Ex-USS LST-458 “banked” in a nest of seven LSTs on the Sabine River, Texas side, probably just above the Naval Base at Orange. LST-458 was struck 3 July 1946 and transferred to the Maritime Commission 31 October 1947.||Jim Swank|
|01||LT. Hinrichs, Frederick W., USNR||10 February 1943 - 4 August 1944|
|02||LT. Cooper, Richard L., USNR||4 August 1944 - 6 November 1945|
|03||LT. McManus, William H., USNR||6 November 1945 - March 1946|
|04||LTjg. Wiercioch, Chester R., USNR||March 1946 - 15 April 1946|
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