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LST-929

 

LST-929 was laid down on 5 June 1944 at Hingham, Mass., by the Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard, Inc.; launched on 8 July 1944; and commissioned on 2 August 1944.

 

During World War II, LST-929 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the assault and occupation of Iwo Jima in February 1945 and the assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto from April through June 1945. On 15 September 1945, she was redesignated LSTH-929. Following the war, the ship performed occupation duty in the Far Bast and saw service in China until late May 1946. LSTH-929 was decommissioned on 24 May 1946 and turned over to the Chinese Nationalist Navy. She was struck from the Navy list on 3 July 1946.

 

LST-929 earned two battle stars for World War II service.