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LST-872

 

LST-872 was laid down on 18 November 1944 at Jeffersonville, Ind., by the Jeffersonville Boat & Machinery Co.; launched on 28 December 1944; sponsored by Mrs. Carrie I. Morris; and commissioned on 22 January 1945.

 

LST-872 performed no combat service with the United States Navy and was decommissioned on 8 July 1946 and struck from the Navy list on 15 August that same year. On 27 October 1947, she was sold to the Northwest Merchandising Service for operation.