The Years 1952 - 1955



Orders were received to get underway to Korea to relocate 600 North Korean officers to South Korea. In addition we were to take aboard one or two helicopters, a Doctor to handle medical emergencies and a Marine contingent .

Helicopter preparing to land

Off loading tank at Pusan Korea.

Inspection prior to Prisoner pickup.

Captain admired the Helicopters.

Cho go ri- Prisoner pickup

Beached near Koje Do

Mail transfer while underway

Dr. Lee, Capt. McClean, Lt. Falvey

Visitor from a flagship

We had a Marine Helicopter on board to rescue downed pilots that were shot down or otherwise in trouble. We failed during one the events and it is documented in the official log that can be reached by clicking on Downed pilot below. When you reach the Article scroll down the left side to " The Angels Tried ". Also see the Helicopter and one of the crew on their return to our ship on page nine.

LST History

Downed pilot

Playing with a full deck.

Our new crane 1955

A full deck plus a floating bridge

for the vehicles on board.

Helicopter preparing to land

Inspection prior to Prisoner pickup.

Koje Do Farmer near where we beached

Beached at Koje Do

LCU w/ pens, transfering prisoners at Inchon Korea 1953

Many other pages of History of the LST Ship can be found by clicking on LST History