U.S.S. Harris County

U.S.S. Harris County (HMF3D)

Location: Hamilton, GA 31811 Harris County
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N 32° 45.529', W 84° 52.495'

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This bell was presented to Harris County by LST 822, U.S.S. HARRIS COUNTY, commissioned Nov. 23, 1944. Carrying the commander of LST Group 68, she led fourteen convoys through enemy waters without a casualty.

LST U.S.S. HARRIS COUNTY participated in the invasion of Okinawa, occupation of Japan, retaking of Iwo Jima, amphibious training operations at Inchon, Korea and Kimmu Wan, Okinawa. During the Korean War she was used for re-supply and logistic support. She aided in evacuation in French Indo-China. In June 1955 she received orders to lead an expedition to the Arctic on a Re-supply Mission.
HM NumberHMF3D
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number072-3
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 2:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 699073 N 3626548
Decimal Degrees32.75881667, -84.87491667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 45.529', W 84° 52.495'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 45' 31.74" N, 84° 52' 29.70" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12354-12404 N College St, Hamilton GA 31811, US
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