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LST-1119

 

LST-1119 was laid down on 19 October 1944 at Seneca, III., by the Chicago Bridge & Iron Co.; launched on 11 January 1945; sponsored by Mrs. M. D. Hembree; and placed in partial commission on 23 January 1945. LST-1119 underwent conversion and was fully commissioned as Diomedes (ARB-11) (q.v.) on 23 June 1945.