PT-239 destroyed by fire in port, Lambu Lambu, Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands,  USS LST-158 sunk by aircraft off Licata, Sicily, 11 July 1943. LCT(5)-241 sunk off Salerno, Italy, 15 September 1943. Lo (CVE-63) sunk by Japanese aircraft during the Battle of Leyte Gulf off Samar, Philippine Islands, 25 October 1944. USS Buck (DD-420) sunk after being torpedoed by the German submarine U-616 off Salerno, Italy, 9 October 1943. LST-507 was laid down on 8 September 1943 at Jeffersonville, Indiana, by the Jeffersonville Boat & Machine Co.; launched on 16 November 1943; sponsored by Mrs. Raymond C. Fuller; and commissioned on 10 January 1944. LCT(6)-714 sunk off northern France, June 1944. LCT(5)-197 sunk off northern France, 6 June 1944. 25 October 1944. 14 November 1942. LCT(6)-548 sunk at Portsmouth, England, October 1944. LCT(5)-486 sunk off northern France, 7 June 1944. USS Stewart (DD-224) captured by the Japanese after being scuttled in a drydock at Surabaya, Java, Netherlands East Indies, 2 March 1942. USS Atlanta (CL-51) scuttled off Lunga Point, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, after being damaged by gunfire from Japanese warships during the Battle of Guadalcanal,  LST 289 was damaged with the loss of 13 men and LST 511 was hit by fire from LST 496 resulting in 18 wounded. LST stands for Landing Ship, Tank. The Captain was injured but refused to leave the Bridge. LST-496 was struck from the Navy list on 22 August 1944. YP-73 destroyed by grounding in Kodiak Harbor, Alaska, 15 January 1945. 18 August 1943. USS LST-563 grounded off Clipperton Island, southwest Pacific, 22 December 1944, and abandoned, 9 February 1945. USS Borie (DD-215) sunk as a result of damage received on the 1 November 1943 ramming of the German submarine U-405 in the North Atlantic, north of the Azores, 2 November, 1943. 23 February 1944. Aircraft Carrier, Small (CVL) USS SC-694 sunk by aircraft off Palermo, Italy, 23 August 1943. Part of Operation Overlord and codenamed Operation Neptune, it began the liberation of German-occupied France and laid the foundations for Allied victory on the Western Front. LCT(6)-1029 sunk at Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands, 2 March 1945. USS YMS-48 sunk by shore batteries in Manila Bay, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 14 February 1945. 11 September 1945. Many volunteered to serve. USS PGM-17 destroyed by grounding off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 4 May 1945. USS Mahan (DD-364) sunk after being hit by three Kamikaze aircraft in Leyte Gulf, Philippine Islands, 7 December 1944. USS LST-496 sunk by a mine off Normandy, France, 11 June 1944. USS Tang (SS-306) sunk by own torpedo off Formosa, 24 October 1944. 0224-0628 Maneuvering at various courses and speeds … USS Wake (PR-3) captured at Shanghai, China, 7 December 1941. After three weeks, he was released and was assigned to an attack personnel destroyer for the rest of the war. YP-405 destroyed by undetermined explosion in the Caribbean Sea, 20 November 1942. USS LCI(L)-93 sunk off northern France, 6 June 1944. LST-507 was the first to be hit by a torpedo at 0203, and had to be abandoned by 0230. Sister ship LST-342 was lost off New Georgia July 18, 1943 (NHHC, click to enlarge) return to US Navy Casualties, WW2 LCT(5)-27 sunk off northern France, 6 June 1944. She had survived Excercise Tiger on April 28, 1944 and D-Day on June 6, 1944. USS Underhill (DE-682) sunk by Japanese human torpedo northeast of Luzon, Philippine Islands, 24 July 1945. PT-73 grounded in enemy waters and destroyed to prevent capture, Baliquias Bay, Mindoro, Philippine Islands, 15 January 1945. During World War II, LST-496 was assigned to the European theater and participated in the invasion of Normandy in June 1944. Submarine Chaser, (110 foot) (SC) USS SC-984 grounded off New Hebrides, 9 April 1944. District Craft Known as Exercise Tiger, it was a mission planned with the same precision as the landing itself, but no-one could have foreseen the tragic events that would unfold just off Slapton Sands. PT-218 destroyed by enemy mine, off Point Aygulf, France, Mediterranean Sea, 16 August 1944. PT-145 grounded in enemy waters and destroyed to prevent capture, Mindiri, New Guinea, 4 January 1944. LCT(6)-961 sunk at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 21 May 1944. … U.S. soldiers secure Carentan. USS LST-448 sunk by Japanese aircraft off Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 5 October 1943. USS Hovey (DMS-11) sunk after being torpedoed by Japanese aircraft in Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 6 January 1945. LST - 497 USS Pickerel (SS-177) missing off northern Honshu, Japan, 3 April 1943. During World War II, LST-497 … 0628 Anchored 500 yds. PT-112 destroyed by Japanese warships off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 11 January 1943. USS YMS-70 foundered off Leyte, Philippine Islands, 17 October 1944. 18 February 1945, and scuttled off Saipan, Mariana Islands, 16 July 1945. USS Valor (AMc-108) sunk in collision with USS Richard W. Suessens (DE-342) off Cuttyhunk Island, Buzzard's Bay, Massachusetts, 29 June 1944. Philippine Islands, 16 February 1945. USS Walke (DD-416) sunk by gunfire and torpedoes from Japanese warships off Savo, Solomon Islands, 14 November 1942. USS LSM-135 sunk by Kamikaze attack off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 25 May 1945. USS LST-750 sunk by Japanese aircraft off Los Negros, Leyte, Philippine Islands,  USS LST-325 is a decommissioned tank landing ship of the United States Navy, now docked in Evansville, Indiana, USA.Like many of her class, she was not named and is properly referred to by her hull designation (LSTs in service after July 1955 were named after U.S. counties and parishes). LCT(5)-244 sunk off northern France, 8 June 1944. After five days of fighting, Number 496 hit a mine while attempting to avoid a torpedo, and they were forced to abandon ship. USS LCI(L)-232 sunk off northern France, 6 June 1944. PT-22 scrapped after being badly damaged in a storm at Dora Harbor, Alaska, 11 June 1943. LCT(5)-413 sunk off northern France, June 1944. USS YMS-50 sunk by a mine off Balikpapan, Philippine Islands, 18 June 1945. YP-346 sunk by surface ships in the South Pacific, 9 September 1942. PT-118 grounded in enemy waters and destroyed to prevent capture, off Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands, 7 September 1943. WASHTENAW COUNTY, LST-1166/MSS-2. USS Miantonomah (CM-10) sunk by a mine off Le Havre, France, 25 September 1944. USS Bunting (AMc-7) sunk by collision in San Francisco Bay, California, 3 June 1942. USS YMS-103 sunk by a mine off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 8 April 1945. USS Juneau (CL-52) sunk by the Japanese submarine I-26 after being torpedoed during the Battle of Guadalcanal, 13 November 1942. USS SC-751 grounded off Western Australia, 22 June 1943. Mine sweeper (AM) She was sunk by a German torpedo attack in April 1944 during Exercise Tiger. USS LST-523 sunk by a mine off Normandy, France, 19 June 1944. 18 off Rabaul, New Britain Island, 16 February 1943. USS Tide (AM-125) sunk by a mine off Normandy, France, 7 June 1944. E-Boat attack made. LCT(6)-582 sunk in the Azores Islands, 22 January 1944. 496 arrived at Omaha Beach and was unloading when small boats tossing in the choppy sea came alongside full of wounded. USS Snook (SS-279) missing in Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, area (possibly sunk by a Japanese submarine), April 1945. LCT(5)-209 sunk off northern France, 10 June 1944. USS S-27 (SS-132) lost by grounding on a reef off St. Makarius Point, Amchitka, Aleutian Islands, 19 June 1942. Destroyer, Escort Vessel (DE) USS Portent (AM-106) sunk by a mine off Anzio, Italy, 22 January 1944. 11 November 1944. PT-147 grounded in enemy waters and destroyed to prevent capture, Teliata Point, New Guinea, 20 November 1943. USS Meredith (DD-434) sunk by Japanese aircraft near San Cristobal, Solomon Islands, 15 October 1942. LCT(5)-66 sunk at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 12 April 1945. USS Pope (DD-225) sunk by Japanese aircraft in the Java Sea, Netherlands East Indies, 1 March 1942. Brigido was on board LST 496 on June 11th, 1944 just 5 days after the D-Day invasion, and was heading towards the Dog Red portion of Omaha Beach. She was launched on 25 January 1944. USS Capelin (SS-289) missing off Halmahera Island, December 1943. PT-371 grounded in enemy waters and destroyed to prevent capture, near Tagalasa, Halmahera, Netherlands East Indies, 19 September 1944. USS LST-480 sunk by explosion at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 21 May 1944. USS Scorpion (SS-278) missing in the western Pacific, 6 March 1944. “We suffered seventy-five percent casualties, lost or wounded men and all vehicles,” he wrote. Aircraft Carrier (CV) L. M. Co., 29th Division USS LCS(L)(3)-15 sunk by Kamikaze aircraft off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 22 April 1945. PT-111 destroyed by Japanese warships off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1 February 1943. Around 3,000 local residents … Landing Ship, Medium (Rocket) (LSMR) 0221 USS LST 531 torpedoed, bearing 026˚T. PT-35 destroyed to prevent capture, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippine Islands, 12 April 1942. USS St. Augustine (PG-54) sunk after collision with S.S. Camas Meadows off Cape May, New Jersey, 6 January 1944. Landing Craft, Infantry (Large) (LCI(L)) LCT(5)-293 sunk in English Channel, 11 October 1944. USS YMS-39 sunk by a mine off Balikpapan, Philippine Islands, 26 June 1945. USS LSM-149 grounded off the Philippine Islands, 5 December 1944. USS Peary (DD-226) sunk by Japanese aircraft at Darwin Harbor, Australia, 19 February 1942. USS Herring (SS-233) sunk by Japanese shore batteries off Matsuwa Island, Kurile Islands, 1 June 1944. 14 December 1943. Perry (converted small patrol vessel) destroyed to prevent capture at Corregidor, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 5 May 1942. USS Ingraham (DD-444) sunk after a collision in fog with the USS Chemung (AO-30) in the North Atlantic, 22 August 1942. 496 spent three days and nights off the coast — its medics treating men and sending them back to fight. PT-119 destroyed by fire in port, Tufi, New Guinea, 17 March 1943. USS Arizona (BB-39) destroyed by Japanese aircraft bombs at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,  Six weeks earlier, on the picturesque and tranquil coast of Devon, a practice run had taken place for the D-Day landings. USS Kete (SS-369) missing in the Central Pacific, 20 March 1945. LCT(5)-147 sunk off northern France, June 1944. 5 The Office of Defense Official Records reported 749 dead, 551 US Army and 198 US Navy, which makes Exercise Tiger the highest cost of human life suffered during battle up to that point in the war, excluding Pearl Harbor. USS Oberrender (DE-344) damaged beyond repair by a Kamikaze attack off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 9 May 1945. USS Oahu (PR-6) scuttled off Corregidor, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 6 May 1942. USS Quincy (CA-39) sunk by gunfire and torpedoes of Japanese warships off Savo, Solomon Islands, 9 August 1942. USS Rich (DE-695) sunk by a mine off Normandy, France, 8 June 1944. 5 November 1944. USS Reid (DD-369) sunk after being hit by two Kamikaze aircraft off Limasawa Island, Philippine Islands, 11 December 1944. USS Eversole (DE-404) sunk after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-45 east of Leyte, Philippine Islands, 28 October 1944. LST-507 was torpedoed and sunk with the loss of 202 US Army/US Navy personnel. USS Blue (DD-387) scuttled after being torpedoed by the Japanese destroyer Kawakaze in Savo Sound, Solomon Islands, 22 August 1942. The navy had to abandon ship so the original records from that day were lost, however the next Navy … The survivors were quickly reassigned to keep fighting. USS Growler (SS-215) probably sunk by Japanese warships in the South China Sea,  DAVIS, George G, GM3, 7096873, USS LST-496, Normandy & bombardment of Cherbourg, June 11, 1944, (CasCode 6221) missing, later declared dead, dd June 12, 1945 (bp1) DAVIS, George Harry, SEA2, 2246437, USS Juneau, Third Savo, November 13, 1942, (CasCode6321) killed, body not recovered, dd November 13, 1942 (bp3) LCT(6)-1090 sunk off Luzon, Philippine Islands, 26 March 1945. PT-338 grounded, 27 January 1945, and destroyed as a result of grounding, not in enemy waters, Semirara Island, Philippine Islands, 31 January 1945. The convoy joined with HMS Azalea as escort and proceeded at six knots in one column with the LSTs in the same order as listed above. HMS Azalea, a flower-class corvette, remained with the … USS S-39 (SS-144) lost by grounding south off Rossel Island, Louisiade Archipelago,  USS Skill (AM-115) sunk after being torpedoed by German submarine U-593 south of Capri, Italy, 25 September 1943. USS Perkins (DD-377) sunk in collision with HMAS Duntroon off Cape Vogel, New Guinea, 29 November 1943. USS YMS-341 sunk off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 16 September 1945. USS Aaron Ward (DD-483) sunk after being bombed by Japanese aircraft off Tagoma Point, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 7 April 1943. Submarine Chaser, (173 foot) (PC) YP-205 destroyed by grounding, 1 November 1942. 0224-0628 Maneuvering at various courses and speeds employing evasive tactics, toward the Bill of Portland. NOMINAL ROLL 28 APRIL 1944 … USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-79) sunk by Kamikaze attack south of Mindoro, Philippine Islands, 4 January 1945. LCT(5)-154 sunk, 31 August 1943. Amphibious Ships USS Wahoo (SS-238) sunk by Japanese aircraft and Japanese submarine chasers 15 and 43 in Soya Strait, Japan, 11 October 1943. An amphibious assault of unimaginable scale, nearly 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, … The crew who returned the LST-325 back to the United States in 2000–2001. 28 December 1944. USS Lagarto (SS-371) sunk by Japanese minelayer Hatsutaka in the Gulf of Siam, 3 May 1945. Each … PT-337 destroyed by Japanese shore batteries, Hansa Bay, New Guinea, 7 March 1944. Part III. LST's 496, 515, and 511 all began firing at their attackers, LST 289 joined in returning fire while lowering landing craft to pull it out of harms way. PT-219 damaged in storm and scrapped, near Attu, Aleutian Islands, 14 September 1943. It would be on this ship that the state of Missouri would lose some 201 of its boys of the 3206th. 7 December 1941, and stricken from the Navy List, 1 December 1942. LST’s 496, 515, and 511 all began firing at their attackers. YP-336 destroyed by grounding in the Delaware River, 23 February 1943. PT-322 grounded in enemy waters and destroyed to prevent capture, near Hardenberg Point, New Guinea, 23 November 1943. In the future, we hope to be able to create a full database of survivors, similar … USS Princeton (CVL-23) sunk after being bombed by Japanese aircraft during the Battle of Leyte Gulf, Philippine Islands, 24 October 1944. The Plymouth section included four ships: the USS LST-515, the USS LST-496, the USS LST-531 and the USS LST-58, while the Brixham was composed of only three ships: the USS LST-499, the USS LST-289 and the USS LST-507. USS Sculpin (SS-191) sunk by Japanese destroyer Yamagumo off Truk, Caroline Islands, 19 November 1943. USS Sims (DD-409) sunk by Japanese aircraft during the Battle of the Coral Sea, 7 May 1942. USS LCI(L)-497 sunk off northern France, 6 June 1944. The third wave of U.S. Army divisions are largely ashore on Normandy. USS Runner (SS-275) missing off the Kuril Islands, 26 June 1943. During the night battle, LST 496 was firing at an S-Boot and racked LST-511 with machine gun fire, wounding 18 crewmen. Landing Craft, Support (Large)(Mk. In the end, a total of 684 American seamen and soldiers were killed or went missing after the short successful German attack. She was sunk by enemy … “We suffered seventy-five percent casualties, lost or wounded men and all vehicles,” he wrote. LCT(6)-823 sunk off Palau, Caroline Islands, 27 September 1944. USS YMS-378 sunk by a mine off Normandy, France, 30 July 1944. USS LSMR-194 sunk by Kamikaze attack off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 4 May 1945. 7 November 1944. USS Hoel (DD-533) sunk by Japanese warships off Samar, Philippine Islands, 25 October 1944. USS LST-507 a LST-491-class tank landing ship built for the United States Navy during World War II. USS YMS-350 sunk by a mine off Normandy, France, 2 July 1944. USS SC-1059 lost by grounding off the Bahamas Islands, 12 December 1944. Bob dodged more torpedoes on another LST, escorting ships and boats across the English Channel until the end of the war. LCT(5)-30 sunk off northern France, 6 June 1944. YP-277 scuttled to avoid capture east of Hawaii, 23 May 1942. 1 November 1944. USS Hammann (DD-412) sunk after being torpedoed by the Japanese submarine I-168 northeast of Midway Island, 6 June 1942. LCT(5)-23 sunk at Algiers, Algeria, 3 May 1943. Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. PT-279 lost in collision, off Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 11 February 1944. No. PT-165 lost in transit, tanker torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-17, 100 miles south of Noumea, New Caledonia, 24 May 1943. “Guns” was critical with a broken back and lacerations and made AP news as one of the first Navy casualties of D-Day. PT-79 sunk in error by the USS Conyngham (DD-371) and USS Lough (DE-586) near Talin Point, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 1 February 1945. USS Bush (DD-529) sunk after being hit by three Kamikaze aircraft off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 6 April 1945. LCT(5)-319 sunk at Kiska, Aleutian Islands, 27 August 1943. USS Gwin (DD-433) sunk after being torpedoed by Japanese destroyers in Kula Gulf, Solomon Islands, 13 July 1943. Casualties. The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, 1939-1945) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, 1914-1918) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat. USS Sturtevant (DD-240) sunk by a mine off Marquesas Key, Florida, 26 April 1942. LCT(6)-703 sunk off northern France, 6 June 1944. USS LST-738 sunk by Kamikaze aircraft off Mindoro, Philippine Islands, 15 December 1944. Colloquium on Contemporary History 1989-1998, DANFS - Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, Needs and Opportunities in the Modern History of the U.S. Navy, Permitting Policy and Resource Management, "Ex Scientia Tridens": The U.S. LCT(5)-200 sunk off northern France, June 1944. USS YMS-365 sunk by a mine off Balikpapan, Philippine Islands, 26 June 1945. USS LCI(M)-974 sunk by Japanese suicide boat in Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 10 January 1945. 6 German PT boats sneak in, cause havoc and sink LST-496, tug Partridge and damage LST-538 and destroyer Nelson off Normandy. USS LCI(L)-553 sunk off Northern France, 6 June 1944. Patrol Vessel, District (YP) USS Scamp (SS-277) probably sunk by Japanese patrol vessel off Tokyo Bay, Japan,  USS LST-507 sunk by German motor torpedo boats in Lyme Bay, England, 28 April 1944. USS Grenadier (SS-210) sunk by Japanese aircraft off Penang, 22 April 1943. LST-496 earned one battle star for World War II service. The survivors were quickly reassigned to keep fighting. PT-109 sunk after being rammed by Japanese destroyer Amigiri off Kolombangara Island, Blackett Strait, Solomon Islands, 2 August 1943. USS Pillsbury (DD-227) sunk by Japanese warships east of Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, 1-4 March 1942. . The 8,230 U.S. casualties: historian Joseph Balkoski tabulates 4,720 casualties at Omaha, plus 3,510 at Utah and on the Cotentin Peninsula. YP-438 destroyed by grounding at Port Everglades, Florida, 20 March 1943. Only Henderson and Murtha would remain aboard through the final voyage, two and a half … LCT(5)-182 sunk off the Solomon Islands, 7 August 1944. LST's 496, 515, and 511 all began firing at their attackers, LST 289 joined in returning fire while lowering landing craft to pull it out of harms way. Like many of her class, she was not named and is properly referred to by her hull designation (LSTs in service after July 1955 were named after U.S. counties and parishes). USS Barbel (SS-316) sunk by Japanese aircraft southwest of Palawan, Philippine Islands, 4 February 1945. LCT(5)-25 sunk off northern France, 6 June 1944. Read More. USS YMS-133 foundered off Coos Bay, Oregon, 21 February 1943. USS Amberjack (SS-219) probably sunk by Japanese torpedo boat Hiyodori and Japanese subchaser No. My father was the weapons officer aboard the LST 496 when she was sunk on June 11, 1944. YP-422 destroyed by grounding off New Caledonia. 1 August 1943. USS Monaghan (DD-354) foundered during a typhoon in the Philippine Sea, 18 December 1944. USS Flier (SS-250) sunk while on the surface by a mine in Balabac Strait, Philippine Islands, 13 August 1944. YP-94 destroyed by grounding, 18 February 1945. USS Wasmuth (DMS-15) sunk by explosion of depth charges during gale off Aleutian Islands, 29 December 1942. USS PC-584 sunk by typhoon at Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 9 October 1945. LST-496 earned one battle star for World War II service. USS Corry (DD-463) sunk by a mine off Utah Beach, Normandy, France, 6 June 1944. LST 496 sank in 18 minutes. USS Preston (DD-379) sunk by Japanese cruiser Nagara off Savo, Solomon Islands, USS PC-496 sunk after being torpedoed by Italian submarine off Bizerte, Tunisia, 4 June 1943. LST-325 (left) and USS LST-388 unloading while stranded at low tide during the invasion of Normandy in June 1944. LST 375 LCI 491: Easy Red: H Hour + 90 minutes: 2/18th Infantry Regiment: Arundel LCI 489: Easy Red: H Hour + 195 minutes: 1/18th Infantry Regiment & HQ 18th IR: LCI 488 LCI 490 LCI 494 LCI 496 LCI 498: Easy Red: H Hour + 210 minutes: 3/18th Infantry Regiment: LCI 487 LCI 493 LCI 495 LCI 497: Easy Red: H Hour + 210 minutes: 115th Infantry Regiment: LCI 408 LCI 409 LCI 410 LCI 411 LCI 412 LCI 413 LCI … LCT(5)-175 sunk, 21 February 1945. Of the 496 soldiers and sailors on her, 424 of them died. USS LCI(L)-219 sunk off northern France, 11 June 1944. USS Swordfish (SS-193) missing south of Kyushu, Japan, 12 January 1945. USS LCI(L)-339 sunk off New Guinea, 4 September 1943. Whaley and LST-496 went on to deliver soldiers and supplies to Omaha Beach to support the D-Day invasion. PT-493 destroyed by Japanese warships, Surigao Strait, Philippine Islands, 25 October 1944. USS LST-496 sunk by a mine off Normandy, France, 11 June 1944. USS Mindanao (PR-8) sunk by Japanese aircraft off Corregidor, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 5 May 1942. LST-289 was set on fire but eventually made it back to shore with the loss of 13 Navy personnel. USS Trigger (SS-237) sunk by Japanese aircraft and warships in Nansei Shoto, Ryukyu Islands, 28 March 1945. PT-28 damaged beyond repair in a storm at Dora Harbor, Alaska, 12 January 1943. We have made this list available as a basic article to assist those who are searching for relatives. USS YMS-21 sunk by a mine off Toulon, France, 1 September 1944. 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USS Tucker (DD-374) sunk by a mine in Segond Channel, New Hebrides, 4 August 1942. USS Cythera (PY-26) sunk after being torpedoed by German submarine off North Carolina, 2 May 1942. USS LST-472 sunk by Kamikaze attack off Mindoro, Philippine Islands, 15 December 1944. USS LST-376 sunk by German motor torpedo boats off Normandy, France, 9 June 1944. USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) sunk after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-175 off Gilbert Islands, 24 November 1943. USS LCS(L)(3)-49 sunk by Suicide boat off Mariveles, Corregidor Channel, Luzon,  History of USS Washtenaw County , LST 1166 , a Vietnam era LST serving with the Mobile Riverine Force, Coastal Surveillance Force, 9th Infantry Division, SEAL Team One, and US & Korean Marines with the Amphibious Force. YP-453 destroyed by grounding in the Bahama Islands, 15 April 1943. 12 November 1942, and capsized while under tow off Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles, 5 December 1942. PT-311 destroyed by enemy mine, Ligurian Sea, Mediterranean Sea, 18 November 1944. LCT(5)-185 sunk off Bizerte, Tunisia, 24 January 1944. River Gunboat (PR) Immediately after seeing 531 explode, the captain of LST 289, Lt. Harry Mettler, ordered full flank speed and began zigzagging. 26 February 1944. On June 11th, LST-496 was struck by German mines three miles off the Normandy coast. USS Thatcher (DD-514) seriously damaged by one Kamikaze aircraft, off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, and not repaired after the end of the war. During a quiet D-Day landing rehearsal at … USS PGM-18 sunk by a mine off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 7 April 1945. LCT(6)-1358 sunk off California, 4 May 1945. Below is a list of the known survivors of Exercise Tiger, given by LST and then service. LCT(5)-215 sunk off Salerno, Italy, 1943. III) (LCS(L)) USS Shark (SS-314) sunk by Japanese destroyer Harukaze in Luzon Strait, Philippine Islands, 24 October 1944. USS LCI(L)-1 sunk off Bizerte, Tunisia, 17 August 1943. Landing Ship, Tank (LST), or tank landing ship, is the naval designation for ships first developed during World War II (1939–1945) to support amphibious operations by carrying tanks, vehicles, cargo, and landing troops directly onto shore with no docks or piers.This enabled amphibious assaults on almost any beach.. LST 496’s zigzagging saved her from further damage, but another vessel was not so lucky. Szyleijko and the ship’s 20 corpsmen remained on the sinking vessel administering aid until the very last casualty … PT-347 destroyed by U.S. Navy aircraft, mistaken identification, near Cape Pomas, New Britain Island, 29 April 1944. USS Luce (DD-522) sunk after being hit by two Kamikaze aircraft off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 3 May 1945. USS LST-507 sunk by German motor torpedo boats in Lyme Bay, England, 28 April 1944. Placed in partial commission status at Seneca on 8 February, LST … USS LCI(L)-92 sunk off northern France, 6 June 1944. YP-270 destroyed by grounding, 30 June 1942. USS Dorado (SS-248) probably sunk in error by US aircraft in the Caribbean Sea,  She was launched on 25 January 1944. BROWN WATER LST U.S.S. PT-363 destroyed by Japanese shore batteries in Knoe Bay, Halmahera, Netherlands East Indies, 25 November 1944. USS Frederick C. Davis (DE-136) sunk after being torpedoed by German submarine U-546 in the North Atlantic, 24 April 1945. 17 September 1945.. USS Monssen (DD-436) sunk by gunfire from Japanese warships off Savo, Solomon Islands, 13 November 1942. All guns that fired had excellent … USS Tullibee (SS-284) sunk by own torpedo north of Palau, Caroline Islands, 26 March 1944. Frank’s back was injured and he was sent to an American hospital in South Hampton. USS Grayback (SS-208) sunk by Japanese aircraft in the East China Sea, 26 February 1944. USS LCI(L)-85 sunk off northern France, 6 June 1944. 1000 yds to starboard. YP-128 destroyed by grounding off Monterey, California, 30 June 1942. USS PE-56 sunk by German submarine U-853 off Portland, Maine, 23 April 1945. HullNumber.com's mission is to provide a means for shipmates to keep in touch with one another. USS Luzon (PR-7) scuttled off Corregidor, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 6 May 1942. USS Little (DD-803) sunk after being hit by four Kamikaze aircraft off Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 3 May 1945. YP-387 sunk by collision, 20 May 1942. USS LST-921 torpedoed by German submarine U-764 off the channel entrance to Bristol, England, 14 August 1944, and struck from the Navy list, 14 October 1944. PT-320 destroyed by Japanese aircraft bombing, Leyte Gulf, Philippine Islands,  Landing Craft, Infantry (Mortar) (LCI(M)) England with casualties from the beaches SS-369 ) missing in Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 13 1944..., 79, of Bartlett, Ill., was a pre-invasion Exercise carried out off the coast of,! Cape Pomas, New Guinea, 7 August 1944 289, Lt. Harry,! 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