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LST-910

 

LST-910 was laid down on 23 February 1944 at Hingham, Mass., by the Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard, Inc.; launched on 8 April 1944; sponsored by Mrs. Gerald Donovan; and commissioned on 24 May 1944, Lt. Harold V. Ruble in command.

 

During World War II, LST-910 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the following operations:

 

Battle of Surigao Strait—November 1944

Lingayen Gulf landing—January 1945

Zambales-Subic Bay—January 1945

Palawan Islands landings—February and March 1945

Mindanao Island landings—April and May 1945

Balikpapan operation—June and July 1945

 

Following the war, LST-910 performed occupation duty in the Far East and saw service in China until early April 1946. She returned to the United States and was decommissioned on 27 June 1946 and struck from the Navy list on 31 July that same year. The ship was sold on 25 November 1948 to the Bethlehem Steel Co., Bethlehem, Pa., for scrapping.

 

LST-910 earned three battle stars for World War II service.