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LST-1131

 

LST-1131 was laid down on 8 December 1944 at Seneca, III., by the Chicago Bridge & Iron Co.; launched on 2 March 1945; sponsored by Mrs. Patricia Ann Jacobsen; and commissioned on 15 March 1945, Lt. C. L. Haslup in command.

 

LST-1131 was decommissioned and underwent conversion to a landing craft repair ship, recommissioning as Askari (ARL-30) (q.v.) on 23 July 1945.