file created: 12/07/02 01:07:44 , last update: 05/12/00

APD-128 Cavallaro
United States Navy fast attack transport
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Rudderrow - 1944/03/28
Defoe Shipbuilding Co., Bay City, Mich.
1944/06/15 1945/03/13 1959/10/15
Namesake: Ens Salvatore John Cavallaro, KIA 1943/09/09 onboard LCT during Salerno landing
TTD differences from class:

WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
45/05/24 45/05/30     sail from San Diego to P.H. (with William J. Pattison, Begor) - gunnery&tactical exercises en route   66 
45/05/30 45/06/13     P.H. - training   66 
45/06/13 45/06/21     sail from P.H. to Eniwetok (with William M. Pattison and s/s Cape Meares)   66 
45/06/2? 45/09     convoy escort duty from Ulithi to Philippines, Okinawa   66 

Ship status, hull number changes...: ex DE-712; 1944/07/17 > APD-128; 1959/10/15 struck from Navy List
Ship score (awards, enemy ships credited...):
Notice: sold to South Korea > APD-81 Kyung-Nam