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LST 1944 Repairs - Article

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Heroic Coast Guard-Manned LST Now in Yard for Repairs



A tough old Coast Guard-manned LST - the 327 - veteran of 27 months and four invasions in Europe, is back from the firing with a Purple Heart painted on her superstructure for the 50 feet of stern she lost when an underwater explosion in the English Channel last August killed 22 of her crew and injured 22 others. Now tied up at the Norfolk Navy Yard...


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