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LST-33

 

LST-33 was laid down on 23 February 1943 at Pittsburgh, Pa., by the Dravo Corp.; launched on 21 June 1943; sponsored by Mrs. Paul J. Walsh; commissioned on 4 August 1943; and transferred to the Greek Navy on 18 August 1943, with which she served through the remainder of World War II. She was sold to the government of Greece in January 1947 and served there as Samos (L-179). She was struck from the Navy list on 23 June 1947.