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Declassified Document

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FIRST ENDORSEMENT ON C.O. LST 515 Secret Serial 124 of 3 May 1944.

LST GROUP THIRTY-TWO

 

SECRET

3 May 1944

From: Commander, LST Group Thirty-Two (CTU 125.11.4)
To: Commander-in-Chief, United States Fleet
Via: (1) Commander, LST Group 29 (CTG 125.11)
(2) Commander, Eleventh Amphibious Force, group 2 (CTF 125)
(3) Commander, Eleventh Amphibious Force (CTF 123)
(4) Commander Task Force 122
(5) Commander Naval Forces, Europe

1. Forwarded

2. Enclosure (A) of basic letter contains several inaccuracies. The ”0208” should be ”0213”; this was when LST 531 was torpedoed. The ”0220” should be ”0218” as the Convoy Commander (CTU 125.11.4) ordered that fire be opened to starboard immediately after the LST 531 was torpedoed.

 

(Signed)

B. J. SKAHILL
Commander U.S.N.