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LST-1008

 

LST-1008 was laid down on 16 February 1944 at Quincy, Mass., by the Bethlehem Steel Co.; launched on 23 March 1944; and commissioned on 18 April 1944.

 

Following World War II, LST-1008 performed occupation duty in the Far East and saw service in China until early May 1946. She was decommissioned on 4 May 1946 and transferred to the State Department for disposition that same date. She was struck from the Navy list on 19 June 1946.