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God Bless Our Troops and Bring Them Home Safely When the Mission is Accomplished!

 


(FIRST TO CARRY THE PROUD NAME, "USS TORTUGA")

    
U    S    S        T    O    R    T    U    G    A     2   6


The Tortuga was the first LSD to be put in service
at the outbreak of the Korean War.

After serving her Country in WW II, Korea & Vietnam, she was used for
target practice & scuttled. She was battered & beaten by violent
storms & she encountered hits from Tomahawk missiles, but it took
the "hot blue flame" of a welder's cutting torch to put her down ...




The New USS Tortuga LSD-46


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PLEASE SIGN THE "DECK LOG" BEFORE YOU DEPART!

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DECK LOG
PLEASE  SIGN  THE
DECK LOG


Click on the logo to go to the NAVY TV


Click on the logo to go to the Korean War Vets Site


Click on the logo to go to the VietNam Vets Site



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AL-Iinnes 1945
Emann 1945 - 46
Fay 1945 - 50
Don Conkle 1946 - 47
Bill Carter 1951 - 53
Bowman 1957
Lynn Haver 1957
Summera 1958 - 60
more Summera
Mike Wilson 1965 - 66
Summera-LSD-46
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Reunions
2000 Branson Mo.
2001 Seattle Wa.
2002 charrlotte NC
2003 New Orleans La
2004 Long Beach Ca
2005 Washington DC
2006 Chicago Il