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Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Sicilian occupation, 15 July to 19 August 1943||Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, May, June and August 1945
|Invasion of southern France, August 1944|
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|54k||USS Achelous (ARL-1) steams beneath the Cooper River Bridge, Charleston, S.C., 19 February 1945. She is painted in the
Measure 31 camouflage scheme (dull black, ocean green and Navy green).|
Note the large A-frame on her port side for hoisting damaged landing craft aboard for repair, and the booms stepped port and starboard for handling cargo.
US National Archives photo # 19-N-78643, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|196k||Starboard broadside view of USS Achelous (ARL-1) passing under the Cooper River Bridge at Charleston, S.C., 19 February 1945.
US National Archives Photo # 19-N-78642, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|27k||Starboard broadside view of USS Achelous (ARL-1) under way on the Cooper River off Charleston, S.C., 19 February 1945.
US Navy Yard Charleston, S.C. photo #619-45
|53k||USS Achelous (ARL-1) under way, April 1943, location unknown.|
US Navy photo
|01||LT. Ringies, Walter, USNR||2 April 1943 - March 1944|
|02||LT. Hays, William Robert, USN||March 1944 - March 1945|
|03||LT. Lundell, Wilbur H., USNR||March 1945 - 12 December 1945|
|04||LTjg. Jimenez, Salvador, USNR||12 December 1945 - June 1946|
|05||LTjg. Huffman, C. A., USNR||June 1946 - 6 September 1946|
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