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Commander Service Force Pacific Fleet

Photo #: NH 98737 USS Lavaca
Name: NH 98737
Title: USS Lavaca
Description: (APA-180) In San Francisco Bay, California, in late 1945 or early 1946. She is returning veterans from the Western Pacific to the United States as part of Operation Magic Carpet. Donation of Boatswain's Mate First Class Robert G. Tippins, USN (Retired), 2003. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.


Commander Service Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet

Serial 6735  17 Sept 1946

Magic Carpet Operations: Summary report of support of program to return personnel to United States from forward areas of the Pacific.

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From the Post-1946 Reports collection, Box 318, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command


Published: Thu Jul 30 14:34:20 EDT 2020