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|Campaign and Dates|
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 1 to 10 April 1945
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|USS Burleigh (APA-95)
|112k||USS Burleigh (APA-95) underway in April 1944, during her ferry voyage to her conversion yard. Note the standard rig of the Ingalls-built ships as delivered by Ingalls: a goal post and two kingposts forward and the same aft. The temporary armament for the ferry trip is probably one 5"/51 gun aft and one 3"/50 forward.
US National Archives, RG-80-G, Photo No. 80-G-224827 a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|144k||USS Burleigh (APA-95) underway near New York, 5 November 1944, after completing conversion. This is an excellent view of the two deckhouses added to make the ship a Relief AGC: one on top of the superstructure aft of the stack and one lower down between the after set of Welin davits. The apparent height of the deckhouse abaft the stack was increased by the bulwarks around its top, which was fitted as an open bridge for the embarked flag officer.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM (also 80-G), Photo No. Unknown (also 80-G-286967) a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|121k||USS Burleigh (APA-95) underway, 5 November 1945, location unknown. Burleigh was one of several attack transports completed as, or modified as relief AGCs, usable as overall flagships for an amphibious operation. Her special function is indicated by the two big deckhouses erected abaft her funnel. Otherwise, unlike an AGC, she functioned as an attack transport.
US Navy photo, and text from "U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft: An Illustrated Design History" by Norman Friedman.
|48k||USS Burleigh (APA-95) in San Francisco Bay in 1946. She was taking part in "Magic Carpet", the operation mounted by the Navy to bring the troops home after WWII.||CDR Lou Chirillo USN Ret
CDR Chirillo was Engineering Officer in Burleigh
|Merchant Service Matson Navigation Co. Oceanic Steamship Co.|
|273k||Ex-USS Burleigh (APA-95) in merchant service as the Matson Navigation Co. freighter SS Hawaiian Pilot underway, probably in San Francisco Bay, circa June 1947 - May 1961. Photo originally published in the Matson collection.||Gerhard Mueller-Debus|
|94k||31" handmade wood model of the Matson Navigation Co. freighter SS Hawaiian Pilot||Tommy Trampp|
|311k||Ex-USS Burleigh (APA-95) in merchant service as the Oceanic Steamship Co. (Matson subsidiary) freighter SS Sonoma moored pierside at San Francisco, circa May 1961 - January 1971. Photo originally published in the Matson collection.||Gerhard Mueller-Debus|
|LCDR. Olsen, Hans Bernard USNR (Ferry Crew #5)||28 March 1944 - 31 March 1944|
|Decommissioned||13 April 1944 - 30 October 1944|
|01||CDR. Greenlee Jr., David Glass||30 October 1944 - 6 June 1945|
|02||CAPT. Wrenn, Paul George||6 June 1945 - 11 June 1946|
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