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BRP Albay (LT-39) - ex-USS LST-865
« on: October 28, 2017, 08:24:09 PM »
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/16/160865.htm

542-Class Tank Landing Ship

Laid down, 19 October 1944, at Jeffersonville Boat and Machine Co., Jeffersonville, IN.
Launched, 22 November 1944
Commissioned USS LST 865, 16 December 1944, LT. George J. Cain USNR, in command
Decommissioned, 30 December 1947
Transferred to the Philippine Navy, 30 December 1947, named BRP Albay (LT 39)

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From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/16/160865.htm

BRP Albay (LT-39) at anchor in 1965, location unknown. Official Philippines Navy photo from the 1966/67 Edition of "Jane's Fighting Ships".


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Re: BRP Albay (LT-39) - ex-USS LST-865
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2017, 12:37:54 AM »
Jane's Fighting Ships 1968 - 1969