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BRP Misamis Oriental (LT-40) - ex-USS LST 875
« on: October 29, 2017, 11:34:02 AM »
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/16/160875.htm

542 Class Tank Landing Ship:

Laid down, 18 October 1944, at Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co., Evansville, IN.
Launched, 29 November 1944
Commissioned USS LST-875, 22 December 1944, ENS. Robert E. Euliss USN in command
Decommissioned, 22 April 1946, at Naval Station Subic Bay, P.I.
Struck from the Naval Register, 19 July 1946
USS LST-875 earned one battle star for World War II service
Transferred to the Republic of the Philippines, 2 July 1948, named BRP Misamis Oriental (LT-40)

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BRP Misamis Oriental (LT-40) at anchor, circa 1968, location unknown.



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Re: BRP Misamis Oriental (LT-40) - ex-USS LST 875
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2017, 03:36:25 PM »
Jane's Fighting Ships 1968 - 1969


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Re: BRP Misamis Oriental (LT-40) - ex-USS LST 875
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2019, 02:47:03 AM »
newspaper clip from 1968

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