Beckham- APA-133 - History

Beckham- APA-133 - History

Beckham

Beckham is a county in Oklahoma.

(APA-133: dp. 6873; 1. 455'; b. 62'; dr. 24'; s. 17.5 k.;
cpl. 536; a. 1 5"; cl. Haskell)

Beckham (APA-133) was launched 14 October 1944 by California Shipbuilding Corp., Los Angeles, Calif., under a Maritime Commission contract; sponsored by Mrs. Frank J. Connolly; transferred to the Navy 9 December 1944; and commissioned the following day, Captain A. Sodergren in command.

Beckham carried troops and cargo from Pearl Harbor to Eniwetok, Marshall Islands; Ulithi, Caroline Islands; the Marianas; and Okinawa until 5 September 1945. With the cessation of hostilities Beckham operated out of Okinawa on occupation duty until departing for the United States 7 January 1946. Arriving at Norfolk, Va., 7 March 1946, she was decommissioned there 25 April 1946 and returned to the Maritime Commission four days later.

Beckham received two battle stars for carrying reinforcements to Iwo Jima (2-9 March 1945) and Okinawa (24-27 June 1945).


USS Beckham

Beckham (APA-133) was laid down on 27 July 1944 at San Pedro, Calif. by the California Shipbuilding Co., under a Maritime Commission contract (MCV hull 49) launched on 14 October 1944 sponsored by Mrs. Frank J. Connolly of Los Angeles and commissioned at San Pedro on 10 December 1944, Capt. Albin R. Sodergren in command.

On 18 December 1944, the attack transport commenced her shakedown in the San Pedro area and, on 3 January 1945, proceeded to San Diego. From 6 to 19 January, she carried out amphibious training in Coronado Roads, off San Clemente Island, and at Oceanside, Calif. After availability at San Pedro, Beckham shifted to the San Francisco area, loaded cargo at Oakland, and got underway on 8 February for the Marshall Islands. The ship reached Eniwetok atoll on George Washington' Birthday and—after discharging cargo for the Marine Corps garrison on Engebi Island—lingered there awaiting onward routing.

Assigned to Task Unit (TU) 12.6.2, Beckham departed Eniwetok on 2 March in a convoy bound for the Volcano Islands. At night her men could hear airplane engines as Boeing B‑29 "Superfortresses" winged their way toward Japan to carry out some of the first massed raids on Tokyo. The convoy proceeded to, and then marked time in, a rendezvous area approximately 100 miles southeast of Iwo Jima.

On the night of the 13th, Beckham and her consorts moved into their assigned places off Iwo Jima. Beckham stood offshore, witnessing the 25th Marines' mop-up of the last pocket of enemy soldiers in an area studded by caves and emplacements. By 1030 on 16 March, Major General General Harry Schmidt, USMC, V Amphibious Corps commander pronounced an end to "all organized resistance" on Iwo Jima. Crowded conditions off the island's east coast prompted Beckham to shift her anchorage a number of times before 18 March when she began taking on board elements of the 4th Marine Division. Underway on 20 March in convoy with TU 51.29.2, Beckham headed for the Marianas. She reached Apra, Guam, on 22 March, transferred landing craft to the Pacific Amphibious Forces Replacement Boat Pool, and embarked additional marines. Pushing on via Eniwetok, the ship reached Pearl Harbor on 4 April.

After disembarking the marines at Kahului on Maui, she returned to Pearl Harbor on 7 April and devoted the next few days to ship's work and taking on fuel, water, and supplies. She got underway again on 20 April for a week of intensive amphibious exercises at Maalea Bay, Maui. Another few days back at Pearl Harbor followed, and then Beckham shifted to Honolulu harbor on the morning of 4 May. There, she embarked several Army units and sailed on 8 May for the Marshalls in convoy PD-399T.

Beckham fueled at Eniwetok before resuming her voyage on 20 May. Reaching Ulithi on 24 May, Beckham and her passengers awaited orders which finally came on 20 June. Underway that day, she headed for the Ryukyus in convoy WOK-27, arrived off Okinawa's Hagushi beachhead on the afternoon of 24 June, and commenced disembarking troops and unloading cargo. Kamikaze attacks posed a serious threat to the "fleet that came to stay" as it supported the conquest of Okinawa. That evening, she went to general quarters and started her smoke generators as part of an effort to blanket the area with a chemical fog to conceal the fleet. The next night, Beckham again set Condition I watches and, at 0030 on the 26th, a kamikaze crashed into the sea close aboard the amphibious command ship Auburn (AGC-10), 1,000 yards off Beckham's starboard beam.

Beckham weighed anchor on 28 June and joined convoy OKS-10, bound for the Marianas. Arriving at Saipan on 2 July, she disembarked casualties from Okinawa. Then, after taking on Army and Army Air Force men bound for Pearl Harbor, she got underway for Hawaii. After her escort was detached on the 10th, Beckham zig-zagged her way to Pearl Harbor where she arrived on the 13th. Shifting to Honolulu on the 23d, the attack transport embarked passengers and loaded cargo and stores before getting underway for Eniwetok on 26 July. Ending the first leg of this voyage to the western Pacific on 3 August, Beckham sailed with TU 96.6.17 and reached Ulithi on the 8th. However, the end of the war in the Pacific overtook her in mid-August while she lay in the Western Carolines.

Underway for the Ryukyus on the 18th, Beckham joined convoy WOK-49 and reached Okinawa's Hagushi beaches on 22 August. She shifted to Buckner Bay on the 27th to fuel. Then, after proceeding via Hagushi to Naha, the attack transport sailed for Jinsen, Korea (formerly Chemulpo and later Inchon), on 5 September as part of amphibious convoy TU 78.1.15 under Vice Admiral Daniel E. Barbey, Commander, 7th Amphibious Force. The escort carrier Anzio (CVE-57) provided air cover. Elements of the Army's 7th Infantry Division and XXIV Corps were to carry out the landings.

Beckham anchored off Jinsen on 8 September and commenced unloading men and cargo on the 10th. Her landing craft (LCVP) not only took her cargo ashore, but brought back former Allied prisoners of war who had been incarcerated there, 138 Americans veterans of Bataan and 30 British, some of whom had been in captivity since the fall of Singapore in February 1942. Later, 150 British Army officers, also Singapore veterans, were discovered at Seoul and released.

Beckham sailed for Okinawa with TU 78.12.5 on 13 September and dropped anchor off Hagushi on the 15th. The following morning, she put to sea to ride out a typhoon. Beckham fought her way out of the western anchorage through storm conditions, with torrential rains drastically limiting her visibility. She and her colleagues also encountered difficulties worse than the typhoon—stray mines not yet swept. The ship next to her struck a mine and had to be towed to port on the 18th after the storm had abated. Beckham again dropped anchor off Hagushi that day.

The attack transport got underway for the Philippines on 22 September and reached Guiuan Roadstead, off Samar, on the 25th. Underway again on 5 October, Beckham skirted another typhoon on the 7th. During her voyage she sighted six floating mines which Tinsman (DE-589) destroyed. At night, Beckham used her searchlights to spot drifting ordnance. The similarities between mines and the many large, rust-colored jellyfish which floated just below the surface of the water taxed her lookouts.

Anchoring in the Gulf of Pohai, China, on 14 October, Beckham discharged passengers and cargo for Tientsin before proceeding to the Shantung Peninsula. She disembarked the remainder of her passengers and unloaded cargo at Tsingtao before sailing on the 27th. Beckham arrived at Manila on the morning of 3 November and sailed for San Francisco on the 6th with 1,970 passengers, a capacity load of military humanity that spilled into the cargo holds and onto the decks. Beckham refueled at Midway and entered the Golden Gate on 26 November. The attack transport then sailed for Hunters' Point for "minor repairs and reconditioning of underwater hull," repairs that continued into December.

Beckham then moved to San Francisco whence she transported veterans to San Pedro, Calif., for further routing to Separation Centers. Beckham got underway for the Philippines on 13 December. After brief stops at Midway and Saipan, the ship reached San Pedro Bay, Leyte, on 2 January 1946. Departing Samar on 7 January with another full load of returnees, she reached Seattle on the 26th. Troop disembarkation and brief repairs preceded the ship's sailing on 8 February for San Francisco. Reaching there on the 10th, Beckham then shifted to San Pedro four days later.

Beckham commenced her last Navy voyage on 16 February 1946 when she sailed for Norfolk, Va. Transiting the Panama Canal on the 24th, she reached her destination on 7 March. Decommissioned at Norfolk on 25 April 1946, Beckham was turned over to the War Shipping Administration on 29 April 1946. Her name was struck from the Navy list on 8 May 1946, and she was berthed with the Maritmie Commission's National Defense Reserve Fleet. The former attack transport remained inactive until sold on 5 September 1974 to Sparreboom Shipbrokers to be broken up for scrap.

Beckham (APA-133) received two battle stars for her World War II service. [1]


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Chayce Beckham Wiki

NameChayce Beckham
Age24
GenderMale
Height
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter
Siblings1
Married/SingleSingle
Instagram@chaycebeckhammusic
Twitter@chaycebeckhammusic
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Chayce was shown in the "Country" category of the Genre Challenge, alongside Christian McGuckin and James Perdue. He was later shown in a duet with Christina Daugherty called "Chasin Red" singing "July" by Noah Cyrus. He advanced but Christina did not. During the Showstoppers Round, he sang "You Should Probably Leave" by Chris Stapleton. Afterwards, during the Final Judgment, the judges told him that he did enough to become a Top 24 semifinalist.

Chayce sang "Afterglow" by Ed Sheeran and "Drive" by Incubus in a duet with Brandon Boyd. He received enough votes to be considered "safe".


Beckham- APA-133 - History

Beckham was traded to the Browns on March 12, 2019.

Odell Beckham signed a five year, $90 million contract extension with the Giants on August 28, 2018. Beckham received $65 million in total guarantees of which $41 million is guaranteed at signing. Beckham received a $20 million signing bonus. At this time we dont not have the full breakdown of the contract and are basing his yearly salary on a report by Joel Corry of CBS Sports in which he detailed the yearly cap hits. Beckham also has $5 million in escalators that can increase the total contract value, if earned, to $95 million. Per Corry the escalators, which will be reflected in his 2022 and 2023 salary if earned, are $500,000 each for 96 receptions, 1,374 yards, and 12 touchdowns in 2021 and 2022. The reception and yardage escalators will reach $1 million if the Giants also make the playoffs in those seasons. At the time of signing Beckham became the highest paid receiver in NFL history. The Giants reduced his salary cap charge in 2018 by $3 million with the extension. Based on a new report by ProFootball Talk Beckham is scheduled to earn a $1 million roster bonus in 2021 through 2023 by reporting to training camp on the scheduled first day. 2018 & 2019 base salaries are fully guaranteed at signing, and $2.75 million of the 2020 base salary is guaranteed at signing. Beckham has injury guarantees in 2020 and 2021 which vest on the third day of the respective league year. When we get a full breakdown we will update the salaries, workout bonuses, etc.


During his appearance on Live with Kelly and Ryan, Beckham said he hasn’t had a chance to celebrate his win yet, but he was looking forward to having time to go fishing with his family. He also got an invitation to go fishing from judge Luke Bryan during the finale.

Seacrest, meanwhile, revealed what he was thinking when he read that Beckham was the winner. He said he was looking at both Beckham and Spence, trying not to look at either of them too much so as not to give away the results.

Beckham said he was “at peace with it,” no matter who won the show. He shared that he would have been happy if Spence or third-place singer Grace Kinstler won. He added, “It just felt good to be up there standing with Willie.”

Kelly Ripa revealed that Beckham’s win marks the first time in American Idol history that the winner’s single was written by the contestant. Beckham was humble about the success his song “23” has had, saying it “did pretty good.”

Willie Spence Reflects on How Far He’s Come

Beckham and Spence also appeared on GMA Monday morning. Spence told the show that it was an honor to share the stage with Leona Lewis during Sunday night’s finale. He added that he was “living in the moment.”

Spence also reflected on how far he’s come since a video of him singing Rihanna’s “Diamonds” went viral a few years ago. He said he would have never expected to get to this point back when he first sang that song. He added that he’s “honored and grateful.”

Beckham, meanwhile, shared that he displayed the kind of music he wants to record during his time on Idol. He said he wants to make country music in Nashville and get even more songs on the charts.

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I correctly ranked Grace Kinstler third on my powerlist because I thought she had the weakest songs of the three finalists. She had the double whammy of “All By Myself” and “I Have Nothing,” which are both overdone belters from the 90s. Grace and the band managed to freshen up the arrangement. But Willie Spence was bound to beat her to the runner-up spot by singing a beloved civil rights anthem “A Change Is Gonna Come” and a classic ode to his home stage “Georgia on My Mind.”

But Chayce had the best set of songs overall, including “Blackbird,” a beautiful Beatles cover, Chris Stapleton’s “Fire Away” a song right in his wheelhouse and “Afterglow,” a pop song from Ed Sheeran, just to mix things up a little.

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Additionally, Chayce’s win made history. One, he’s the first winner to pen his own coronation single. And two, he’s the first recovering addict to win American Idol. I cannot stress enough how important his win will be to those in the recovery community. I give big kudos to Chayce for being so honest about the most painful moments in his life. Because his story is going to help a lot of people.

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UPDATE: Readers pointed out Ryan’s tone deaf comment after Luke Bryan invited Chayce on a fishing trip. “That might involve some beer,” Ryan quipped. “That’s the point of fishing!” quipped Luke. And then Ryan replies, “Who cares if you’re fishing, as long as it’s icy and cold. The culture of alcohol in the country music world is a thing Chayce will have to learn to deal with. (Watch the clip here)

In the end, 19 Recordings and BMG will likely sign the entire Top 3, and maybe a few more from the Top 10. American Idol these days is about exposure, and using the platform to grow a fanbase.

On Monday (May 24), look for Chayce to visit GMA and perform on Live with Ryan & Kelly. On Wednesday (May 26), Chayce drops by Jimmy Kimmel Live.


Chayce Beckham: Wiki, Bio, Height, Girlfriend, Profession, Net worth

Chayce Beckham: Wiki, Bio, Height, Career, Girlfriend, Profession, Family, Net worth, and other details: Chayce Beckham is a popular celebrity known as an American singer, songwriter, and also a famous musician. He was born on 15 May 1992, in Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America. He was 29 years old as of 2021. He was known as famous for the fourteenth season of American Idol.

Chayce Beckham Life and Education

Chaye was born in Nashville, Tennessee, but he has raised in the white house Tennessee to the parent’s Terry Peterson and mother Windie Lynn Peterson. His zodiac sign was Taurus as he was a May-born person. He was raised by playing music enjoying a piece of music, while he does play instruments like Vocals, Piano, and Guitar. He has two siblings sisters, Tiffani Beckham and Madison Beckham. From his young age, he had a great interest in playing music and writing songs as well. He follows a Christian regionality. He also plays music in the church from his young age, which he got well experience with, while he too played music in the beginning at street corners. He had a great interest in music from his young age, he practiced music several times with different instruments. He had huge great support from his family from the beginning they also wanted him to completed his graduation as well. He learned music as well working with bands and other Company of part-time work. He worked very hard to reach his dream after many time’s failures too his hope and positive attitude with self-confidence have his supper power to become a final title winner of American idols. He completed his school at some local high school in its place, while he graduated from Lee University by holding a Degree in history.

Chayce Beckham Career

Chaye was the first contestant from Nashville, to appeared on American Idol to sing in front of celebrity judges. His family has a great proud feel for appearing in American Idols, from the beginning he had a great interest of dream to sing a performance in front of judges. While he won the 19th season of American Idol this Sunday finally. He builds his career while facing numerous difficulties in the field and grown-up by working in various bands and raised his title. This American Idol was a big part of his storyline to pass his career even higher. He was the first person from Southern California to win this big title of American Idol. Before He also finished as runner-up in the fourteenth season of American Idol, while his hope and determination of hard work had raised a title winner of 19th season winner in American Idol. The celebrity of American idols like Katy Perry who is the judge of the show mentioned chayce as a greatly talented person welcome to the big platform of a singing career. He was been to American Idols from the beginning and Sunday he achieved his dream. He must have a standard net worth, while he worked in numerous bands and companies and American Idols while his net worth and other personal information about him is still unknown.

Chayce Beckham Personal Life

Chayce is unmarried, living his worthful life with his family and friends in his city. While from the beginning he uses to spend his quality time with his friends and family. For him, his family is important than any other, while being a responsible son to his parents he doing his career joyfully.

Here is the fu ll bio of Chayce, his family, mother, father, brother, sister, name, age, height in feet, wide, body measurement, girlfriend, interest, high school, college, nationality, University, spouse, Twitter, income network, birthday, zodiac, sign, education, religion, date of birth.


Dating, Girlfriend, and Affairs

Many viewers of American Idol are interested in knowing the dating status of the charming singer. However, Chayce has not been very open when it comes to talking about his dating life. While his Instagram does not suggest him having a girlfriend, his Facebook page states that he is “in a relationship”.

Chayce Beckham is possibly single.

Nonetheless, he might have dated in the past and is probably single at the moment. Moreover, there are also no highlight stories of a romantic partner on his Instagram. Regardless, Chayce also seems busy focusing on American Idol and definitely has no time for dating. Nonetheless, we assume Chayce to be single unless he speaks otherwise.


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