**TASK FORCE SEVENTY SIX
SEVENTH FLEET, US NAVY
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WWII**

On 1 April 1943 Task Force Seventy Six (Task Force 76) comprised:-

TASK FORCE SEVENTY SIX

Amphibious Forces, Seventh Fleet(APA15) USS Henry Allen - Headquarters & Training Ship

(AGC2) USS Blue Ridge - Combined Operations - Communications Headquarters

(ARL2) USS Amycus - Tender

HMAS Manoora

HMS Kanimbla (possibly HMAS Kanimbla)

HMAS Assault

HMAS Westralia

Transports (Coastal)

APc1 APc8 APc15 APc2 APc9 APc16 APc3 APc10 APc17 APc4 APc11 APc18 APc5 APc12 APc19 APc6 APc13 APc20 APc7 APc14 APc21 APc22

LST FLOTILLA SEVEN

LST GROUP 19LST GROUP 20LST Group 21LST Div 37LST Div 39LST Div 41LST 466 LST 452 LST 12 LST 467 LST 453 LST 13 LST 468 LST 454 LST 309 LST 469 LST 455 (4) LST LST 470 LST 456 (4) LST LST 471 LST 457 (4) LST

LST Div 38LST Div 40(4) LST Div 42LST 7 LST 458 LST LST 8 LST 459 LST LST 62 LST462 LST (4) LST LST 463 LST (4) LST LST 464 LST (4) LST LST 465 LST

LST FLOTILLA EIGHT

LST GROUP 22LST GROUP 23LST Group 24LST Div 43(4) LST Div 45(4) LST Div 47LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST

(4) LST Div 44(4) LST Div 46(4) LST Div 48LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST LST

LCI (L) FLOTILLA SEVEN

LCI GROUP 19LCI GROUP 20LCI Group 21

LCI Div 37LCI Div 39LCI Div 41LCI 28 LCI 71 LCI 343 LCI 29 LCI 72 LCI 344 LCI 32 LCI 73 (4) LCI LCI 33 LCI 74 (4) LCI LCI 35 LCI 75 (4) LCI (4) LCI LCI 76 (4) LCI

LCI Div 38LCI Div 40(4) LCI Div 42LCI 228 LCI 337 LCI LCI 229 LCI 338 LCI LCI 230 LCI 339 LCI LCI 231 LCI 340 LCI LCI 232 LCI 341 LCI (4) LCI LCI 342 LCI

LCT FLOTILLA SEVEN

LCT GROUP 19LCT GROUP 20LCT Group 21

LCT Div 37LCT Div 39LCT Div 41LCT 61 LCT 170 LCT 378 LCT 368 LCT 171 LCT 379 LCT 371 LCT 172 LCT 380 LCT 372 LCT 173 LCT 381 LCT 373 LCT 174 LCT 382 LCT 374 LCT 175 LCT 383

LCT Div 38LCT Div 40LCT Div 42LCT 83 LCT 176 LCT 384 LCT 84 LCT 177 LCT 385 LCT 85 LCT 178 LCT 386 LCT 86 LCT 179 LCT 387 LCT 87 LCT 183 LCT 388 LCT 88 LCT 184 LCT 389

LCT FLOTILLA EIGHT

LCT GROUP 22LCT GROUP 23LCT Group 24

LCT Div 43LCT Div 45LCT Div 47LCT 68 (4) LCT LCT LCT 69 (4) LCT LCT LCT 70 (4) LCT LCT LCT 72 LCT 166 LCT LCT 82 LCT 169 LCT LCT 314 LCT 245 LCT

LCT Div 44LCT Div 46LCT Div 48LCT 248 (4) LCT LCT LCT 254 (4) LCT LCT LCT 260 (4) LCT LCT LCT 278 (4) LCT LCT LCT 315 (4) LCT LCT LCT 366 (4) LCT LCT

Rear Admiral D.E. Barbey was Commander Task Force Seventy Six in April 1943.

**REFERENCE BOOKS**

War Diary, Commander Seventh Fleet from 1 April 1943 to 30 April 1943

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