LST-857


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Entry: 93294
Subject: LST 857

Bob McGee wrote on June 4, 2016


City and State: SUNNYVALE CA

Unit: LST 857

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: I'm glad to see messages and pictures about the LST 857. I came on board in Feb 1951, transferred to SeaBee battalion after two years. I'd be glad to hear from anyone still around.

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Entry: 91077
Subject: BRONZE STAR MEDAL

Thomas E. (T.E.) Moore wrote on April 28, 2015


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Service or Relationship: Other

Comments: The Bronze Star Medal was awarded to Lt. Dick Weidemeyer, USN, C O of USS King County-
LST-857, for heroic actions against enemy forces during the Amphibious Assault at Inchon, Korea, 15 and 16 Sept. 1950.

Keywords: Korean War --- Inchon Assault --- 15 & 16 Sept. 1950 ---Red Beach --- USS King County-LST-
857 --- Enemy gun fire from Cemetery Hill & Observatory Hill hit the ship ---KIA-Charles E.
Ricklefs --- 7- Korean War Battle Stars.



Entry: 87918
Subject: LST 857-US NAVY 1950--62

George Payton JR. wrote on December 17, 2013


City and State: SAN JOSE CA

Unit: USNR LST 857

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: I was a Radar man Second Class on board the LST 857 in 1950. We were one of eight
LSTs in the first wave landing at Red Beach on September 15 1950.

Keywords: INCHON KOREA ,LST, 8916363 , fleet tanker Navasota 106 shelled North Korea east coast.



Entry: 83818
Subject: LST 857

Frank (Bill) Leonard wrote on August 5, 2012


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Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Served on LST 857 from 1952-1955; a kiddie cruiser as I
joined at 17 years of age

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Entry: 42607
Subject: LST-857

Jack Veitch wrote on April 25, 2004


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Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: Looking for info on how to get good picture of LST-857 for my Uncle. He served on it.

Keywords: lst-857



Entry: 38756
Subject: LST 857

Richard (Dick) Stoermann wrote on November 27, 2003


City and State: LEAWOOD KS

Unit: LST-857

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: served on 857 from 1950 - 1952 as electrician's mate. Inchon landing, among others.

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Entry: 33211
Subject: LST 857

Lee Camp wrote on March 30, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State: BOILING SPRINGS SC

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Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Would like to hear from anyone that was on the LST 157 or LST 159 with my Dad, Lee Camp during the Korean War. Not sure of rank but he was an electrician.

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Entry: 29910
Subject: 1/53-11/55

Brad Hansen wrote on November 26, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State: WAUCONDA IL

Unit: U.S.S. LST 857

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: I WAS A RADIOMAN

Keywords: I WAS IN KOREA FROM JAN 1953 TO NOV. 1955



Entry: 29906
Subject: AMMONS

Laura Ammons wrote on November 26, 2002


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Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: My dad, Henry Ammons, was on LST 857 in the Korean
war.

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Entry: 19496
Subject:

Chris Hinojosa wrote on September 19, 2001

Email Update Needed



City and State: HAYWARD CA

Unit: US NAVY (LST-857)

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: I was in charge of the boatdeck and liberty boats
during the Korean War.
I would like to hear from anybody aboard LST-857
please write to me at my home address

Keywords: Chris Hinojosa
nickname: "boats"
LST-857
9/15/1950-1952
BM3



Entry: 19494
Subject:

Chris Hinojosa wrote on September 19, 2001

Email Update Needed



City and State: HAYWARD CA

Unit: US NAVY (LST-857)

Service or Relationship: -

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