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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
Lingayen Gulf landings, 9 January 1945
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 1 April to 30 June 1945
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|60k||USS LST-926 center, USS LST-598 at left. and USS LST-826 at right beached, in the South Pacific, circa 1944-45.||Tom Smith for his father Howard C. Smith FC/2c USS LST-926|
|521k||USS LST-926 and USS LST-758 loading out equipment and supplies of
Naval Construction Battalion, Seven at Saipan, Marianas Islands,
circa 12-15 April 1945. LST-926, LST-758 and USS LST-895 transported the first echelon of the
Battalion to Okinawa where they were offloaded, 1 May 1945.
Photo from the Naval Construction Battalion Seven Cruisebook
|LCDR Bob Johnson, USN (Ret)|
|327k||Ten LSTs moored at the Yonabaru Pier, Okinawa, 23 July 1945. From right to left:
US Navy photo 21st USNCB Neg. No. 204.
|64k||USS LST-926 crew hauling in a messenger line in order to conduct a hi-line or replenishment evolution, date and location unknown.||Tom Smith for his father Howard C. Smith FC/2c USS LST-926|
|134k||USS LST-926 under way in San Francisco Bay, CA., circa early 1946.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 79585. Courtesy of D.M. McPherson, 1974.
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|289k||Finding of Facts pertinent to the 2 January 1946 fire and explosion at Gushikawa, Chimu Wan, Okinawa of
US Navy document from the collections of the US National Archives.
|316k||Casualty list pertinent to the 2 January 1946 fire and explosion at Gushikawa, Chimu Wan, Okinawa of
This list also includes casualties from nearby LSTs USS LST-926 and USS LST-783
US Navy letter from Commander NOB Okinawa to CINCPAC, dated 7 January 1946 now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|01||LT. Gould, Floyd Howard, USN||20 July 1944 - 25 March 1945|
|02||LTjg. Bierdeman, William Richard, USNR||25 March 1945 - December 1945|
|03||LTjg. Schuman, Eugene S., USNR||December 1945 - 14 June 1946|
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