LST 264

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Ship Name and Designation History

This section lists the names and designations that the ship had during its lifetime. The list is in chronological order.

    LST-1 Class Tank Landing Ship
    Keel Laid September 21 1942 - Launched March 13 1943

  1. USS LST-264
    Commissioned July 16 1943 - Decommissioned January 11 1946

    Struck from Naval Register June 19 1946
    Sold April 23 1948 to Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. Newport News, VA
    Used for non-self-propelled mercantile operation

    Fate unknown

Naval Covers

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  1. Covers Page 1     (DATE RANGE)

 

Postmarks

This section lists examples of the postmarks used by the ship. There should be a separate set of postmarks for each name and/or commissioning period. Within each set, the postmarks should be listed in order of their classification type. If more than one postmark has the same classification, then they should be further sorted by date of earliest known usage.

A postmark should not be included unless accompanied by a close-up image and/or an image of a cover showing that postmark. Date ranges MUST be based ONLY ON COVERS IN THE MUSEUM and are expected to change as more covers are added.
 
>>> If you have a better example for any of the postmarks, please feel free to replace the existing example.


 

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Other Information

LST-264 earned one battle star for World War II service

 


 

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