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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4)
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - Philippine Liberation Medal
LST-511 Class Tank Landing Ship: Laid down, 24 March 1944, at Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co., Evansville, IN.; Launched, 20 May 1944; Commissioned USS LST-569, 5 June 1944. During World War II, LST-569 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the following operations: Leyte landings, October and November 1944; Lingayen Gulf landings, January 1945; Zambales-Subic Bay operation, January 1945; Mindanao Island landings, April and May 1945. Following the war, she performed occupation duty in the Far East and saw service in China until May 1946. Decommissioned, 13 June 1946; Struck from the Naval Register, 15 October 1946; Final Disposition, sold, 5 December 1947, to Bosey, Philippines, fate unknown. LST-569 earned four battle stars for World War II service.
Specifications: Displacement 1,780 t.(lt), 3,640 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 LCVP; Armament; one single 3"/50 gun mount, eight 40mm gun mounts, twelve 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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