VC-27 "The Saints"


During their tour of duty aboard "Savo Island", VC-27 was involved in the following actions:

  1. Invasion of Peleliu Island (Sep 15 1944)

  2. Invasion of Leyte Island, Philippines (Oct 20 1944)

  3. Battle off Samar Island, Philippines (Oct 25 1944)

  4. Invasion of Mindoro Island, Philippines (Dec 15 1944)

  5. Invasion of Lingayen Gulf in Luzon Island, Philippines (Jan 9 1945)

The last four actions were part of the Battle for the Philippines.