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Photo #: NH 70141-KN (Color)
Insignia of USS Washtenaw County (LST-1166)
This emblem, received in 1970, features the following symbols:
Rough map of the western Pacific, representing the ship's
Japanese "tori" gateway, representing her homeport
of Yokosuka, Japan;
Numeral seven, representing the Seventh Fleet, to which the
ship is assigned; and
Alligator, symbol of the Amphibious Force.
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Image posted 12 April 2006
Caption corrected 26 September 2006