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LST-1050

 

LST-1050 was laid down on 23 December 1944 at Pittsburgh, Pa., by the Dravo Corp.; launched on 3 March 1945; sponsored by Mrs. Oscar Enigson, Jr.; and commissioned on 3 April 1945.

 

Following World War II, LST-1050 performed occupation duty in the Far East and saw service in China until late January 1947. She was decommissioned and transferred to the Republic of China under the terms of lend-lease on 27 January 1947 where she served as Chung Lien (LST-209). The ship was struck from the Navy list on 12 March 1948.