LST-460 was laid down on 26 September 1942 at Vancouver, Wash., by Kaiser, Inc.; launched on 31 October 1942; and commissioned on 15 February 1943, Lt. Everett E. Weire in command.
During World War II, LST-460 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the following operations:
Consolidation of southern Solomons—June 1943
Vella-Lavella occupation—August 1943
Treasury Island landing—November 1943
Hollandia operation—April 1944
Morotai landings—September 1944
Leyte landings—November 1944
Mindoro landing—December 1944
LST-460 was lost in action due to an enemy aircraft attack on 21 December 1944 off Mindoro, Philippines. She was struck from the Navy list on 19 January 1945.
LST-460 earned six battle stars and the Navy Unit Commendation for World War II service.