The Crew of the Algol would like to welcome you to their web site. Here you will find a comprehensive history, a listing of the ship's company, pictures past and present, and a memorial page for her fallen and gallant crew members. You will also find links to other Amphibious Assault ships that have web sites on the internet. We hope you enjoy your visit with us and come back for future updates and important information. If you're part of the ship's company or just surfing, please come back. Thank you for stopping by.

E-mail Cecil Bridgewater for more information.


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Awards, Citations & Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right

Top Row
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, China Service Medal (extended), American Campaign Medal

Second Row
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2), World War II Victory Medal, Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)

Third Row
National Defense Service Medal (2), Korean Service Medal (5), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (1-Cuba)

Fourth Row
Philippines Liberation Medal (2), United Nations Service Medal, Republic of Korea War Service Medal (retroactive)