Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Naval History Division Washington
LST-460 was laid down on 26 September 1942 at Vancouver, Wash., by Kaiser, Inc.;
launched on 31 October 1942; and commissioned on 15 February 1943,
Lt. Everett E. Weire in command.
During World War II, LST-460 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated
in the following operations:
Consolidation of southern Solomons--June 1943
Vella-Lavella occupation--August 1943
Treasury Island landing--Novembr 1943
Hollandia operation--April 1944
Morotai landings--September 1944
Leyte landings--November 1944
Mindoro landing--December 1944
LST-460 was lost in action due to an enemy aircraft attack on 21 December 1944
off Mindoro, Philippines. She was struck from the Navy list on 19 January 1945.
LST-460 earned six battle stars and the Navy Unit Commendation
for World War II service.
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