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LST-1149

 

LST-1149 was laid down on 23 February 1945 at Seneca, III., by the Chicago Bridge & Iron Co.; launched on 25 May 1945; and sponsored by Mrs. Eva B. Smith.

 

LST-1149 was placed in reduced commission and underwent conversion to a landing craft repair ship. She was commissioned as Krishna (ARL-38) (q.v.) on 3 December 1945.