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LST-1117

 

LST-1117 was laid down on 10 October 1944 at Seneca, III., by the Chicago Bridge & Iron Co.; launched on 2 January 1945; sponsored by Mrs. Angeline C. Pat-telli; and placed in reduced commission on 13 January 1945. LST-1117 underwent conversion and was placed in full commission as Tantalus (ARL-27) (q.v.) on 5 June 1945.