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U.S.S. BISCAYNE

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AGC-18 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1941-MAY1942Atlantic Fleet out of Boston
OCT1942-APR1943Norfolk to Freetown, Sierra Leone supporting Patrol Squadron 92
APR1943-MAY1944Mers-el-Kebir, Algeria Flagship Rear Admiral R. L. Connolly
JUL1943-JUL1943Operation Husky - Invasion of Sicily
JUL1943-JUL1943Flagship Joss (Licata) Force invasion of Sicily
SEP1943-OCT1943Flagship landings at Salerno
JAN1944-FEB1944Flagship Rear Admiral F. J. Lowry 8th Amphibious Force Anzio
AUG1944-SEP1944Flagship Rear Admiral B, J. Rogers Invasion Southern France
OCT1944-JAN1945Left Mediterran, Boston to Pearl Harbor
FEB1945-MAR1945Flagship Commodore Moosbrugger Cdmr DD Sq 63 Invasion Iwo Jima
MAR1945-JUL1945Invasion landings Kerama Retto, Okinawa. Okinawa itself
JUL1945-SEP1945Leyte Philippines
SEP1945-OCT1945Occupation of Korea
OCT1945-DEC1945Return to US San Diego, Ca.
DEC1945-JAN1946San Diego, Ca. to Portland, Maine
JAN1946-JUN1946Naval Academy use as quarters aviation instruction staff
JUN1946-JUN1946Decommisioning
JUL1946-JUL1946Transferred to Coast Guard @ Curtis Bay, MD.

AGC-18 General Specifications