Philip A. Recupero

Born: April 25, 1922
Died: January 14, 2018

Lived in Portsmouth for 65 years

Philip A. Recupero

Commendations: See details

  • American Area Ribbon
  • World War II Victory Medal

Served During:


Served In:

  • US Navy
American Area Ribbon
American Area Ribbon
Point System
World War II Victory Medal
World War II Victory Medal

USS Landing Craft Support (LCS-6)

World War II Victory Medal, American Area Ribbon, Point System

Seaman 2nd Class, Radioman (Amphibious) in Washington, DC.  Serivce Vessls/Stations:  NTS Newport, RI; R/S Boston, Ma; S/M New London, Ct; Phib Tra Base Solomons, Md; Phib Tra Base Comp Bradford, Va; Melville, Portsmouth, RI USS LCS-6.

The USS Landing Craft Support (LCS-6) was

  • Laid down 17 July 1944 at George Lawley & Sons Corp., Neponset, MA.
  • Launched 3 August 1944
  • Commissioned USS LCS(L)(3)-6, 27 August 1944, LTjg. Edward S. Wright USNR in command
  • During World War II LCS(L)(3)-6 served as a stateside training vessel
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Laid up in reserve
  • Reclassified and Renamed Landing Ship Support Large USS LSSL-6, 28 February 1949
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping to Northern Metal Company, Philadelphia PA. 28 February 1951