[ Show ]
Support VoyForums
[ Shrink ]
VoyForums Announcement: Programming and providing support for this service has been a labor of love since 1997. We are one of the few services online who values our users' privacy, and have never sold your information. We have even fought hard to defend your privacy in legal cases; however, we've done it with almost no financial support -- paying out of pocket to continue providing the service. Due to the issues imposed on us by advertisers, we also stopped hosting most ads on the forums many years ago. We hope you appreciate our efforts.

Show your support by donating any amount. (Note: We are still technically a for-profit company, so your contribution is not tax-deductible.) PayPal Acct: Feedback:

Donate to VoyForums (PayPal):

Login ] [ Contact Forum Admin ] [ Main index ] [ Post a new message ] [ Search | Check update time | Archives: 12345 ]
Subject: My Dad was on the LST 550 also

Paul Streng
[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]
Date Posted: 17:53:19 11/17/10 Wed
In reply to: Howard Guidry 's message, "Life Aboard LST 550 - Dec.'44 thru Oct.'45" on 19:55:45 08/05/10 Thu

My dad, Richard Streng, was aboard the LST550 in both the European Theater and the South Pacific. I know he worked in the engine room, and slept right next to it as well, but don't know a lot more. Like a lot of WWII vets, he almost never talked about the war. I remember one story about someone bringing 3 monkeys aboard and there were orders to get them off the ship, two were found but they couldn't find the third one, several days later it was found, drowned in the coffee pot. Would like to connect with others who were aboard or their families.

[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]

Subject Author Date
Life aboard lst 550Howard T. Guidry12:37:12 11/29/10 Mon
LST550David Wright13:03:58 05/15/11 Sun

Login ] Create Account Not required to post.
Post a public reply to this message | Go post a new public message
Note: This forum is moderated -- new posts are not visible until approved.
Message subject (required):

Name (required):

  E-mail address (optional):

* Type your message here:

Note: This forum is moderated -- new posts are not visible until approved.

Notice: Copies of your message may remain on this and other systems on internet. Please be respectful.

[ Contact Forum Admin ]

Forum timezone: GMT-8
VF Version: 3.00b, ConfDB:
Before posting please read our privacy policy.
VoyForums(tm) is a Free Service from Voyager Info-Systems.
Copyright © 1998-2019 Voyager Info-Systems. All Rights Reserved.