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LST-805

 

LST-805 was laid down on 22 September 1944 at Jeffersonville, Ind., by the Jeffersonville Boat and Machine Co.; launched on 31 October 1944; and commissioned on 27 November 1944.

 

During World War II, LST-805 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto in June 1945. Following the war, LST-805 performed occupation duty in the Far East until February 1946. She was decommissioned on 25 May 1946 and struck from the Navy list on 19 July that same year. On 5 November 1947, the ship was sold to Bosey, Philippines.

 

LST-805 earned one battle star for World War II service.