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Serial No. 6
|6 February 1945|
|From:||The Commanding Officer|
|To:||The Commander-in-Chief, United States Fleet.|
(1) Commander Task Unit 78.2.3 (ComLCIFlot15)|
(2) Commander Task Group 78.2 (ComPhibGr8)
(3) Commander Task Force 78 (Com7thPhibFor)
(4) Commander SEVENTH Fleet.
|Subject:||Action Report, Nasugbu Operation, Luzon.|
(a) Article 874(6), U.S. Navy Regulations, 1920|
(b) Com7thPhib confltr. of 17 February 1944. Serial # 0212.
(c) ALNAV 215, December 1944.
26 January 1945 proceeded to Tarraguna, Leyte, beached, and took aboard 167 officers and men of the 11th Airborne for transportation to Nasugbu. Rehearsed beaching on 27 January. At 1735, underway enroute to Nasugbu. Arrived off Nasugbu 31 January. At 0710, escort ships began shelling beach. At 0828, landed our troops without casualty or mishaps. Departed firing area, anchored, departed for Mindoro at 1347. Arrived at Mindoro at 0750, 1 February.
4 February at 1525 beached at White Beach, Mindoro, took aboard 168 officers and men of the 19th RCT. At 1636, departed for Nasugbu.
5 February at 0826 landed troops without casualty or mishap. 6 February 0815 arrived at Mindoro Island.
All orders to the ship were carried out. All orders to the crew were executed efficiently.
Advance Copy to CominCh.
2 “COM LCI(L) GR 44 - Rep of ops In the assault landing on 1/31/45 & resupply landing on 2/5/45 at Nasugbu, Luzon Is, Philippines,” online at the United States National Archives.