West Loch (PEARL HARBOR)
Oahu, Hawaii
May 21, 1944
 WORLD WAR II


LST-272


West Loch (Pearl Harbor) – LST explosions May 21, 1944
Loaded  for  Saipan Invasion Forces.


 West Loch (Pearl Harbor), May 21, 1944 when fire and explosions killed or injured 559 men and destroyed six LSTs (Landing Ship, Tank) and three LCTs (Landing Craft, Tank), plus critically needed supplies of the Saipan Invasion Forces.