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LST-1013

 

LST-1013 was laid down on 13 March at Quincy, Mass., by the Bethlehem Steel Co.; launched on 16 April 1944; and commissioned on 2 May 1944, Lt. Charles K. Carroll, USNR, in command.

 

During World War II, LST-1013 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the following operations:

 

Leyte landings—October 1944

Lingayen Gulf landings—January 1945

Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto—April through June 1945

 

Following the war, LST-1013 performed occupation duty in the Far East and saw service in China until early June 1946. She was decommissioned on 11 June 1946 and transferred to the State Department for disposition that same date. The ship was struck from the Navy list on 19 July 1946.

 

LST-1013 earned three battle stars for World War II service.