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RPS Bataan (LT-85) - ex-USS Caddo Parish (LST-515)
« on: November 07, 2017, 01:19:56 AM »
From: http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/16/160515.htm

LST-491 Class Tank Landing Ship:

Laid down, 3 September 1943, at Chicago Bridge and Iron Co., Seneca, IL.
Launched, 31 December 1943
Placed in reduced commission, 15 January 1944, for transit to her fitting out yard at Algiers, LA. LT, John H. Doyle USN in command
Commissioned in full USS LST-515, 28 January 1944, LT, John H. Doyle USN in command
Transferred to the Philippine Navy, 26 November 1969, renamed RPS Bataan (LT-85)
Decommissioned, 26 November 1969
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
USS LST-515 earned one battle star for World War II service and as USS Caddo Parish (LST-515) received the Navy Unit Commendation, the Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, and nine campaign stars for Vietnam War service

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