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

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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 19 LST GROUP 20 LST Group 21
     
LST Div 37 LST Div 39 LST Div 41
LST 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 38 LST Div 40 (4) LST Div 42
LST 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 22 LST GROUP 23 LST Group 24
     
LST Div 43 (4) LST Div 45 (4) LST Div 47
LST 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 48
LST LST LST
LST LST LST
LST LST LST
LST LST LST
LST LST LST
LST LST LST

 

LCI (L) FLOTILLA SEVEN

LCI GROUP 19 LCI GROUP 20 LCI Group 21
     
LCI Div 37 LCI Div 39 LCI Div 41
LCI 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 38 LCI Div 40 (4) LCI Div 42
LCI 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 19 LCT GROUP 20 LCT Group 21
     
LCT Div 37 LCT Div 39 LCT Div 41
LCT 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 38 LCT Div 40 LCT Div 42
LCT 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 22 LCT GROUP 23 LCT Group 24
     
LCT Div 43 LCT Div 45 LCT Div 47
LCT 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 44 LCT Div 46 LCT Div 48
LCT 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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