SATYR ARL 23

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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.

    Achelous Class Landing Craft Repair Ship
    Keel Laid August 16 1944 - Launched November 13 1944

  1. USS LST-852
    Placed in Ferry Commission November 27 - December 28 1944

  2. USS SATYR ARL-23
    Commissioned (Full) April 28 1945 - Decommissioned August 1 1947
    Recommissioned September 8 1950 - Decommissioned April 17 1956
    Recommissioned February 15 1968 - Decommissioned September 30 1971

  3. RVNS VINH LONG HQ-802 (South Vietnamese Naval Service)
    Transferred September 30 1971 to the South Vietnamese Navy and renamed

  4. BRF YAKAL AR-617 (Philippine Naval Service)
    Placed in the custody of the Philippines 1975 and renamed

    Scrapped 2004
SATYR PATCH.jpg


Naval Covers

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  1. Covers Page 1    (1946-69)

 

Postmarks

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Postmark Type
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Killer Bar Text

Date From
to
Date To
Thumbnail Link To
Postmark Image
Thumbnail Link To
Cover Image

1st Commissioning April 28 1945 to August 1 1947


 

Locy Type
2t(nu)

1947-07-01

GregCiesielski Satyr ARL23 19470701 1 Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski Satyr ARL23 19470701 1 Front.jpg

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Return
Address

1947-07-01

GregCiesielski Satyr ARL23 19470701 1 RetAdd.jpg
GregCiesielski Satyr ARL23 19470701 1 Front.jpg

Close-up view of the ship's return address.


 

Locy Type
2#

(Br. #15260)

1946-10-17

JonBurdett satyr arl23 19461017 pm.jpg
JonBurdett satyr arl23 19461017.jpg

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2nd Commissioning September 8 1950 to April 17 1956


 

Locy Type
2r

1951-04-09

GregCiesielski Satyr ARL23 19510409 1 Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski Satyr ARL23 19510409 1 Front.jpg

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3rd Commissioning February 15 1968 to September 30 1971


 

Locy Type
2(n+) (USS)

1969-05-13

JonBurdett satyr arl23 19690513 pm.jpg
JonBurdett satyr arl23 19690513.jpg

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Locy Type
9ef(n+u) (USS)

1969-05-13

JonBurdett satyr arl23 19690513 pm9.jpg
JonBurdett satyr arl23 19690513.jpg

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Other Information

SATYR earned two battle stars for Korean War service and seven campaign stars for Vietnam War service

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons...
Presidential Unit Citation - Navy Unit Citation (4) - China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - National Defense Service Medal (2) - Korean Service Medal (2) - Vietnam Service Medal (7) - Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation (3) - United Nations Service Medal - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal - Republic of Korean War Service Medal

NAMESAKE - A sylvan deity in Greek mythology

 


 

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