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LST-865

 

LST-865 was laid down on 19 October 1944 at Jeffersonville, Ind., by the Jeffersonville Boat & Machine Co.; launched on 22 November 1944; sponsored by Mrs. Monetta S. Brendel; and commissioned on 16 December 1944.

 

Following the war, LST-865 performed occupation duty in the Far East and saw service in China until mid-December 1947. She was decommissioned on 30 December 1947 and transferred to the Philippine Navy that same day where she served as Albay (LT-39). The ship was struck from the Navy list on 22 January 1948.