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LST-1027

 

LST-1027 was laid down on 8 May 1944 at Quincy, Mass., by the Bethlehem Steel Co.; launched on 2 June 1944; sponsored by Mrs. Harry A. Hassan; and commissioned on 7 June 1944.

 

During World War II, LST-1027 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the following operations:

 

Leyte landings—November 1944

Lingayen Gulf landings—January 1945

Mindanao Island landings—March 1945

 

Following the war, LST-1027 performed occupation duty in the Far East and saw service in China until early September 1946. She was decommissioned on 4 September 1946 and sold to Bosey, Philippines, on 20 January 1947.  The ship was  struck from the Navy list on 23 April 1947.

 

LST-1027 earned three battle stars for World War II service.