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USS LST-873


Travels of the U

 

Travels of the U.S.S. LST 873

Contributed by P.A. Bond, Jr., QM3a, LST 873

20 January, 1945 Ship placed in reduced commission

21 January, 1945 Departed Jeffersonville, Indiana.

26 January, 1945 Arrived in New Orleans, La., 1000 miles.

27 January, 1945 Ship placed in full commission.

3 February, 1945 Departed New Orleans.

4 February, 1945 Arrived St. Andrews Bay, Panama City, Florida - 300 miles

(Traveled about 600 miles while on training.)

17 February, 1945 Departed St. Andrews Bay, Panama City, Florida.

18 February, 1945 Arrived Gulfport, Mississippi 200 miles.

19 February, 1945 Departed Gulfport, Mississippi.

20 February, 1945 Arrived New Orleans, La. 300 miles.

27 February, 1945 Left New Orleans, La.

28 February, 1945 Arrived Mobile, Alabama 200 miles.

1 March, 1945 Left Mobile, Alabama.

7 March, 1945 Arrived Cristobal, Canal Zone 1400 miles.

7 March, 1945 Departed Cristobal, Canal Zone.

7 March, 1945 Arrived Balboa, Canal Zone 35 miles.

9 March, 1945 Left Balboa, Canal Zone.

12 March, 1945 Arrived San Pedro, California 3000 miles.

3 April, 1945 Departed San Pedro, California.

12 April. 1945 Arrived Pearl Harbor, H.I. 2230 miles.

5 June, 1945 Left Pearl Harbor on training cruise.

8 June, 1945 Arrived Pearl Harbor 300 miles.

9 June, 1945 Left Pearl Harbor.

10 June, 1945 Arrived Maui, H.I. 90 miles.

12 June, 1945 Left Maui.

13 June, 1945 Arrived Pearl Harbor 90 miles.

18 June, 1945 Left Pearl Harbor.

24 June, 1945 Crossed the 180 degree meridian Lat. 12 29 N.

30 June, 1945 Arrived Eniwetok 2650 miles.

2 July, 1945 Left Eniwetok.

7 July, 1945 Arrived Saipan 1000 miles.

22 July, 1945 Left Saipan.

28 July, 1945 Arrived Okinawa 1350 miles.

2 August, 1945 Left Okinawa (To ride out typhoon)

4 August, 1945 Arrived Okinawa 350 miles.

5 August, 1945 Left Okinawa.

11 August, 1945 Arrived Saipan 1350 miles.

3 September, 1945 Left Saipan, M.I.

9 September, 1945 Arrived Leyte, P.I. 1350 miles.

11 September, 1945 Left Leyte, P.I.

15 September, 1945 Arrived Lingayen Gulf, Luzon 800 miles.

17 September , 1945 Left Lingayen Gulf, Luzon 800 miles.

25 September, 1945 Arrived Wakayama, Honshu, Japan 1450 miles

1 October, 1945 Left Wakayama.

9 October, 1945 Arrived Manila, P.I. 1700 miles.

13 October, 1945 Left Manila, P. I.

14 October, 1945 Arrived Lingayen Gulf, P.I. 250 miles.

19 October, 1945 Left Lingayen Gulf.

27 October, 1945 Arrived Wakayama, Honshu, Japan 1450 miles.

30 October, 1945 Left Wakayama.

1 November, 1945 Arrived Nagoya, Honshu, Japan 250 miles.

4 November, 1945 Left Nagoya.

10 November, 1945 Arrived Saipan, M.I. 1450 miles

* At this time, P.A. Bond was transferred to the USS LST 835 for transport back to

California and the trip home to Georgia.


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