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Navy Occupation Service Medal
|2 to 9 September 1945|
|15 October 1951 to 20 February 1952|
Korean War Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
|First UN Counter Offensive
11 February to 17 March 1951
|Second Korean Winter
20 to 30 April 1952
|Communist China Spring Offensive
28 April to 1 May 1951
9 to 17 May 1951
|Korean Defense Summer-Fall 1952
1 to 3 May and 17 to 30 May 1952
13 August 1952
24 August to 16 September 1952
18 October 1952
Vietnam War Campaigns
|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
9 January to 22 February 1966
20 to 26 March 1966
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase VI
18 December 1968 to 2 January 1969
18 January to 22 February 1969
|Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase III
23 July to 23 August 1967
23 February to 15 March 1969
23 March to 8 April 1969
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|814k||USS LST-1084 commissioning crew photo, taken at American Bridge Co. Ambridge, PA., 6 February 1945.||Paul S. Lambres for his father John A. Lambres (John S. Pellicarri S1/c, USS LST-1084)|
|89k||USS LST-1084 with LCT-1374 cradled on her main deck, and USS LSM-425 moored at Saipan, 1945.||Al DeBacker|
|338k||With a Homeward Bound pennant flying USS LST-1084 enters San Francisco Bay with
LCT-1374 cradled on her main deck. LST-1084 returned to the United States,
circa late-1945-early 1946, after completing her tour of duty in the Far East.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 79868
|33k||USS ST-1084, ships plaque.||Lloyd King|
|64k||USS LST-1084 at anchor, location unknown, circa 1950-52.||Lloyd King|
NA Riverside 17112
|304k||USS LST-1084 moored pierside at Long Beach Navy Yard, 18 July 1952.
US National Archives, Riverside, photo #'s NA Riverside 17112 and 17111.
|Dave Schroeder and John Chiquoine|
NA Riverside NA 17111
|USS Polk County (LST-1084)
|16k||USS Polk County (LST-1084) at anchor, date and location unknown.||Bill McFerren, LST 1084 web site|
|17k||USS Polk County (LST-1084) underway, date and location unknown.||LST Home Port web site|
|70k||USS Polk County (LST-1084) at anchor, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|225k||USS Polk County (LST-1084) underway off San Diego, CA., circa early-1960s.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 68715
|282k||USS Polk County (LST-1084) underway off San Diego, CA., circa mid to late-1960s.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo #'s NH 68714 and NH 68712
|265k||USS Summit County (LST-1146), USS Henry County (LST-824),
USS Polk County (LST-1084) and two additional LSTs, conducting landing practice off San Diego, CA., circa 1960s.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 68716
|91k||From left to right USS Wexford County (LST-1168), USS Jerome County
(LST-848), USS Polk County (LST-1084) and two unidentified LSTs conducting landing practice off San Diego, circa 1960s.
Photograph received from USS Polk County (LST-1084), 1969.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 68713
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|84k||USS Polk County (LST-1084) making way with bow doors open, circa 1964-65, location unknown.||Submitted by Larry Lee for his step-father
H.R. Adams CS1 USN, USS Polk County 1966 and 1967.
|55k||USS Polk County (LST-1084) moored pierside, 3 June 1965, at Naval Station San Diego, Ca.. Astern of Polk County the ex-Oswegatchie (YTB-515) is being handed off to the Venezuelan Navy. She would be renamed ARV Jose Felix Ribas (R-13).||CDR Reinaldo Ramirez (Rey) VN, skipper ARV Jose Felix Ribas (R-13) 1965|
|123k||USS Polk County (LST-1084) beached at Cua Viet, South Vietnam while off-loading equipment and supplies, circa May 1968.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, June 1959
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|USS Polk County Additional Ships Patches
Contributed by Mike Smolinski
|01||LT. Prehn, Lawrence E., USNR||19 February 1945 - October 1945|
|02||LTjg. McKaig, Michael B., USNR||October 1945 - 13 August 1946|
|Decommissioned||13 August 1946 - 3 November 1950|
|03||LT. Wintter, William A.||3 November 1950 - June 1952|
|04||LT. Howland, Frank Stuart||June 1952 - May 1953|
|05||LT. Ozab, Philip Warren||May 1953 - December 1953|
|06||LT. Harper, George Albert||December 1953 - 12 September 1955|
|07||LT. Weeks, Robert Eugene USN||12 September 1955 - 4 January 1958|
|08||LCDR. Gross, James Robert||4 January 1958 - 2 April 1959|
|09||LCDR. Shafer, Walter Richard||2 April 1959 - July 1960|
|10||LCDR. Wallace, Cedric Sterling, USN (USNA 1952)||July 1960 - December 1962|
|11||LCDR. McClenahan, Richard Myrl||December 1962 - February 1964|
|12||LT. Ensley, Arthur Frank||February 1964 - 17 September 1965|
|13||LT. Johnston, William Alfred||17 September 1965 - September 1967|
|14||LT. White II, John Dwyer, USN (USNA 1962)||September 1967 - September 1969|
|15||LT. Groves, Geoffery Jackson, USN (USNA 1965)||September 1969 - 30 October 1969|
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