Torpedoed near Algiers
On June 22, 1943, LST-387 was steaming in Convoy Elastic, enroute from Arzew Algeria, To Bizerte, Tunisia. LST-387 and LST-333 were both damaged in an sequence of explosions. About twenty minutes after the explosion occurred, the LCT-244 and LCT-19 came close in and stood by to render assistance. The Commanding Officers of these craft had observed torpedo tracks heading for the LST-387 and the LST-333. Significant efforts on the parts of other convoy members were made towards rescue and recovery operations. The ship was later repaired.