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LST-755

 

LST-755 was laid down on 20 May 1944 at Ambridge, Pa., by the American Bridge Co.; launched on 11 July 1944; sponsored by Mrs. L. W. Day; and commissioned on 3 August 1944, Lt. Hyman Harris, USNR, in command.

 

During World War II, LST-755 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the Lingayen Gulf landing in January 1945 and the Mindanao Island landings in April 1945. Following the war, she performed occupation duty in the Far East and saw service in China until late May 1946. On 29 May 1946, the ship was decommissioned and transferred to Nationalist China. She was struck from the Navy list on 12 March 1948.

 

LST-755 earned two battle stars for World War II service.