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LST-922

 

LST-922 was laid down on 26 April 1944 at Hingham, Mass., by the Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard, Inc.; launched on 7 June 1944; and commissioned on 29 June 1944.

 

During World War II, LST-922 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the following operations:

 

Lingayen Gulf landings—January 1945

Zambales-Subic Bay—January 1945

Palawan Islands landings—March 1945

Visayan Island landings—April 1945

 

Following the war, LST-922 performed occupation duty in the Far East and saw service in China until early March 1946. Upon her return to the United States, she was decommissioned on 8 July 1946 and struck from the Navy list on 28 August that same year. On 13 June 1948, the ship was sold to Walter W. Johnson Co. for scrapping.

 

LST-922 earned three battle stars for World War II service.