LST Photograph Collection : Photographs of all U.S. LSTs (Landing Ship, Tank) excluding LST–325
Title:
LST–577 Battle Damage
Object ID:
2010.091.2
Object Name:
Print, Photographic
Date:
02/11/1945
Photographer:
Unknown
Description:
Photograph of the battle–damaged LST– 577 after a Japanese submarine's torpedo attack off the Philippine coast on February 11, 1945. The photo was taken from LST Group 43 Flagship, USS LST–751. LST–577 ultimately sank due to this damage. The donor's father, Willmer D. Mette (Momm 1/c), served on the LST–751 during WWII.
Place:
Philippines
Copyright:
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LST-571 & LST-751LST-571 & LST-751
LST- 751 & LST-577LST- 751 & LST-577