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Colington II

An island off the coast of North Carolina.

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The second Colington was launched 13 January 1945 by American Bridge Co., Ambridge, Pa.; and commissioned 21 February 1945 as LST-1085. After serving with the navy occupation forces in Asia after World War II, she was reclassified AG-148 on 27 January and named Colington on 1 February 1949. She was again reclassified to AKS-29 on 18 August 1951 and stricken from the Navy List 1 April 1960.

Published: Tue Jun 30 13:50:04 EDT 2015