By Terry Whipple 1957 - 1959
By Carr Lee Durden 1959 - 1960
Photo by "Gerald (Jerry) Ebel" while serving aboard the USS Southerland, DDR-743.
The photo was taken in Kobe, Japan Oct. 18. 1955. Taken from port side of his ship just
behind the 5 inch 38 gun mount. They were tied up right behind the "1090 & 1122"
They were having open house on their ship and had visitors on board.
The first tour to Korea in 1951.
"The 1090 taken from the deck of the LST 822. It was 1951
and we were on our way to Japan or Korea. I think there was a dozen LST's
recommissioned from the moth ball fleet in Oregon. I went aboard the 822 at
Bremerton, Washington. "Warren Ward, DC2 LST-822
At General Quarters (Battle Stations)
Ship Yard maybe Long Beach, Calif.
On the beach offloading troops,
Location & date unknown.
Kojedo Korea 1953
The 1090 and 1096 after we unloaded prisoners
On the beach in
San Diego, Calif. 1946
the process of putting up a new site for the outfit my Grandfather
served in during WWII One of the photos I scanned was
a group shot of 4 LST'S unloading...would have been in the
Philippines between '45 and '46. Mike Blades