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LST-1072

 

LST-1072 was laid down on 16 February 1945 at Hingham, Mass., by the Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard, Inc.; launched on 20 March 1945; sponsored by Mrs. Florence Mitchell; and commissioned on 12 April 1945.

 

Following World War II, LST-1072 performed occupation duty in the Far East until early December 1945. She was transferred to the Military Sea Transportation Service on 2 April 1951 where she operated as USNS LST1072. The ship was transferred to the Philippines on 13 September 1976.