LST 1138
Years 1952-1955
Hawaii        en route to Japan
Oahu is the location of Pearl Harbor which is our intermediate destination. Diamond Head
appears and we find our way to the entry to Pearl
Diamond Head from a distance that
does not do it justice in black and
Quartermaster watching Oahu
beach during practice beaching.
Drawing of the entry to Pearl
Harbor. Pearl itself is on the
tip of the peninsula in the
upper center.
Evening at sea with a slight roll
Beaching exercise on Oahu
Time was spent in this great area practicing
beaching and working with the land forces.
Sasebo Harbor
The USS Reagan passing the
Arizona in Pearl Harbor- 2006
Pearl   >>
More beauty in Hawaii
from our practice
beaching location  1953
This is the Bill Weber ( Army Man )  corner since he
furnished the four photos shown below  during operations in
Hawaii called the Mickey Maneuvers about 1949-50.  
Looking Down -
Bow to ramp
Looking from
ramp to beach
Whoop-de-do,  this is class
Bow doors open, ramp down
twin 40s pointed at danger
28th street ,San Diego
Hawaii beach 1954

A series of 10
photos taken on
December 7, 1941
can be seen on
page 11 of this
<<  Ken Nielsen,   a former shipmate, on the 1138 for a few
months found this site and contacted us via the Email and later
sent these 3 photos for use. Ken now lives and works in Denmark
EU. He is the one with the trumpet. If you know any one of the
other two let us know. These 3 photos were taken between Jan
and August of 1953  >>>
? and  Ken                   ? and Ken