Corrello, Chester "Chuck", PFC

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Private 1st Class
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0300-Basic Infantryman
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1951-1951, 0300, USS Lenawee (APA-195)
Service Years
1950 - 1951

Private 1st Class


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Casualty Date
Jul 30, 1951
Hostile, Died
Unknown, Not Reported
Korea, North
Korean War
Location of Interment
UN Military Cemetery - Tanggok, Korea, South
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  1951-1951, 0300, USS Lenawee (APA-195)

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 USS Lenawee (APA-195) Details

USS Lenawee (APA-195)

Haskell Class Attack Transport
  • Laid down, 26 May 1944, as a Maritime Commission type (VC2-S-AP5) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MCV hull 663) at Kaiser Shipbuilding Corp. Vancouver, WA.
  • Launched, 11 September 1944
  • Commissioned USS Lenawee (APA-195), 11 October 1944, CDR. Carson R. Miller, USN in command
  • During World War II USSLenawee was assigned to Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
    TransRon Sixteen, COMO J.R. McGovern USN;
    TransDiv Forty-Eight CAPT. C. L. Andrews Jr. USN (19), and participated in the following campaigns:

    Asiatic-Pacific Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    Iwo Jima operation
    Assault and occupation of Iwo Jima, 19 to 27 February 1945
    Okinawa Gunto operation
    Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 9 to 14 April 1945
  • Following World War II USS Lenawee was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East for the following periods:

    Navy Occupation Service Medal

    China Service Medal (extended)
    2 to 10 September 1945 21 June to 5 July 1951
    5 to 11 October 1945 17 to 20 October 1951
    4 to 9 December 1945 6 to 14 February 1955
  • Decommissioned, 3 August 1946, at Stockton, CA.
  • Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Stockton, CA.
  • Recommissioned, 30 September 1950, Capt. Eliot M. Brown in command
  • During the Korean War USS Lenawee and participated in the following campaigns:

    Korean War Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    Communist China Spring Offensive
    5 to 6 June 1951
    Korean Summer-Fall 1953
    7 to 17 May 1953
    3 June 1953
    15 June to 2 July 1953
    UN Summer-Fall Offensive
    29 to 31 August 1951
  • During the Vietnam War USS Lenawee and participated in the following campaigns:

    Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Vietnam Service Medal
    Campaigns and Dates Campaigns and Dates
    Vietnam Advisory Campaign
    4 to 12 September 1963
    9 December 1964 to 9 January 1965
    10 to 11 April 1965
    15 to 19 April 1965
    7 to 12 May 1965
    24 to 30 May 1965
    Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase II
    7 to 10 October 1966
    26 October to 7 November 1966
    10 to 16 December 1966
  • Decommissioned, 20 June 1967
  • Returned to the Maritime Administration, 29 June 1967, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 23 April 1968
  • USS Lenawee earned two battle stars for World War II service, three battle stars for Korean War service, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal with one campaign star for Vietnam War service
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping to Nicolai Joffe, 17 July 1975, for $129,039.78, removed, 28 July 1975, scrapped by NASSCO, Terminal Island, San Pedro, CA.
    Displacement 6,873 t. (lt) 14,837 t (fl)
    Length 455'
    Beam 62'
    Speed 17.7 kts (trial)
    Officers 52
    Enlisted 673
    Troop Accommodations
    Officers 86
    Enlisted 1,475
    Largest Boom Capacity 35 t.
    Cargo Capacity 2,900 DWT
    non-refrigerated 150,000 cu. ft.
    two LCMs
    one open LCPL
    one covered LCPL (Captain's Gig)
    two LCPRs
    eighteen LCVPs
    one single 5"/38 cal dual-purpose gun mount
    four twin 40mm AA gun mounts
    one quad 40mm AA gun mount
    ten single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Fuel Capacities
    NSFO - 7,780 - Bbls
    Diesel - 970 Bbls
    one Allis-Chalmers geared turbine
    two Combustion Engineering header-type boilers, 465psi 750°
    double Falk Main Reduction Gears
    three turbo-drive 300Kw 120V/240V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 8,500shp
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Last Updated: May 28, 2008
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31 May 51 embarked aboard USS LENAWEE (APA-195) at Yokosuka, Japan and 1 June 51 therefrom on 1 Jun 51. Arrived at Pusan, Korea 5 June 1951

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