APD 15 (ex DD-137)
War In The Pacific
Stanford Operated One Of The
USS Kilty's Landing Crafts
He Conducted Many Hazardous Beach Head Landings
The Marine Corps Raiders Battalion embarked aboard the USS Mc Kean (APD-5), USS Waters
(APD-8), USS Kilty (APD-15) and the USS Ward (APD-16), at Tetere, Guadalcanal, and debarked at Enogai, New
Georgia, BSI. Also known as the Dragons Peninsula.