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BRP Narra (AR-38) - ex-USS Krishna [ARL-38]
« on: October 28, 2017, 09:45:52 PM »
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/19/1938.htm

Achelous Class Landing Craft Repair Ship

LST-1149 was reclassified ARL-38 14 August 1944
Laid down, 23 February 1945, at Chicago Bridge and Iron Co., Seneca IL.
Launched, 25 May 1945
Placed in reduced commission as USS Krishna (ARL-38) for transit to her conversion yard at Mobile AL., 6 June 1945, LT. Edward L. Brown USN in command
Decommissioned, 16 June 1945, at Mobile, AL.
Fully commissioned, 3 December 1945, LT. Lyle E. Brown USN in command.
Decommissioned, 30 October 1971 at Subic Bay P.I.
Struck from the Naval Register, 30 October 1971
USS Krishna earned the Vietnam Service Medal with twelve campaign stars for Vietnam War service
Sold to the Republic of the Philippines, 30 October 1971, renamed BRP Narra (AR-38)

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From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/19/10193819.jpg

Photo by Robert Hurst. US Navy photo of USS Krishna (ARL-38) underway