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LST-1076 Page County
USS Page County (LST-1076) was transferred to Greece and renamed HNS Kriti (L 171)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (7) - Navy Unit Commendation
Second Row - Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Third Row - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal - Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (1-Cuba)
Fourth Row - Vietnam Service Medal (6) - Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation (2) - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
LST-511 Class Tank Landing Ship:
Laid down, 16 March 1945, at Bethlehem Hingham Shipyard, Hingham, MA.
Launched, 14 April 1945
Commissioned, 1 May 1945 as USS LST-1076
Decommissioned, 13 June1946, at Vancouver, WA.
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Columbia River Group
Renamed USS Page County (LST-1076), 1 July 1955
Recommissioned, 28 November 1960, at San Diego, CA.
Decommissioned, 5 March 1971
Transferred to Greece (date unknown) to Greece under the Security Assistance Program, renamed HNS Kriti (L 171)
Struck from the Naval Register, 15 April 1978
Sold under the Security Assistance Program to Greece, 1 July 1978
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Page County earned six battle stars for Vietnam War service
Displacement 1,625 t.(fl) 3,640 t.(fl)
Draft unloaded, bow 2' 4" stern 7' 6", loaded bow 8' 2" stern 14' 1"
Speed 12 kts.
Complement 8-10 officers, 89-100 enlisted
Troop Accommodations approx. 130 officers and enlisted
Boats two LCVP
Armament eight 40mm guns, twelve 20mm guns
Propulsion two General Motors 12-567 diesel engines, two shafts, twin rudders
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|USS Page County (LST-1076)
||Page County (LST-1076) underway during amphibious operations, date and place unknown.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, April 1963.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
||Page County (LST-1076) underway, date and place unknown.
||Photo by Lloyd King
||Page County (LST-1076) delivering mail off the coast of Vietnam, circa 1967.
||Photo by Terry Gann EM2 USNR Ret.
||Page County (LST-1076) along with, YFU-60, YFU-63 and six unidentified LCU/YFUs at the LCT/LCU Landing, Port of Cua Viet, South Vietnam, October 1968.
||Photo by Art Moore BU2 USN
|HNS Kriti (L 171)
||ex-Page County (LST-1076) in Greek service as HNS Kriti (L 171) aerial view, date and place unknown.
||ex-Page County (LST-1076) in Greek service as HNS Kriti (L 171) loading M48A2 tanks at, Amphipolis Bay, Northern Greece, January 1975.
||ex-Page County (LST-1076) in Greek service as HNS Kriti (L 171) unloading amphibious vehicles, date and place unknown.
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Last Updated 21 January 2005
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