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Title: BRP Lanao Del Norte (LT-504) - ex-USS LST-566
Post by: adroth on October 16, 2017, 11:52:39 PM
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/16/160566.htm

LST-542 Class Tank Landing Ship:

Laid down, 17 March 1944, at Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co., Evansville, IN.
Launched, 11 May 1944
Commissioned USS LST-566, 29 May 1944, LT. R. L. Daniels, USNR, in command
Decommissioned, 11 March 1946
Transferred to the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS), 31 March 1952, placed in service as USNS T-LST-566
Loaned by MSTS, date unknown, to Commander Naval Forces Far East (COMNAVFE) Shipping Control Authority for Japan (SCAJAP), redesignated Q094
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 November 1973
Transferred to the Republic of the Philippines, 13 September 1976, and named BRP Lanao Del Norte (LT-504)
Hulk abandoned and aground in the Kalayaan Islands (Spratly Islands) as reported in 2007
Final Disposition, dismantled at Palawan, Philippine Islands

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(http://defenseph.net/bootcamp/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/lt-504.jpg)

(http://defenseph.net/bootcamp/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/BRPLanaodelNorteLT504.jpg)
Title: Re: BRP Lanao Del Norte (LT-504) - ex-USS LST-566
Post by: adroth on October 17, 2017, 01:09:13 AM
Photo credit to the owners

(http://defenseph.net/bootcamp/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/spratl11.jpg)
Title: Re: BRP Lanao Del Norte (LT-504) - ex-USS LST-566
Post by: adroth on October 28, 2017, 10:26:43 AM
What's left of this boat as of today

(http://defenseph.net/bootcamp/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/lt504.png)
Title: Re: BRP Lanao Del Norte (LT-504) - ex-USS LST-566
Post by: adroth on November 08, 2017, 02:02:28 AM
The progress of time

2005

(http://defenseph.net/bootcamp/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2005.png)

2007

(http://defenseph.net/bootcamp/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2007.png)

2014

(http://defenseph.net/bootcamp/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2014.png)

2016

(http://defenseph.net/bootcamp/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2016.png)