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LST-1022

 

LST-1022 was laid down on 18 April 1944 at Quincy, Mass., by the Bethlehem Steel Co.; launched on 16 May 1944; and commissioned on 24 May 1944, Lt. William D. Henderson in command.

 

During World War II, LST-1022 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto in June 1945. Following the war, she performed occupation duty in the Far East until early August 1946. She was decommissioned on 31 December 1947 and struck from the Navy list on 22 January 1948. On 28 June 1948, the ship was sold to R. G. Greive for scrapping.

 

LST-1022 earned one battle star for World War II service.