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LST-1015

LST-1015 was laid down on 22 March 1944 at Quincy, Mass., by the Bethlehem Steel Co.; launched on 20 April 1944; and commissioned on 8 May 1944.

During World War II, LST-1015 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the following operations:

Capture and occupation of southern Palau Islands-September through October 1944

Leyte landings-October and November 1944

Lingayen Gulf landings-January 1945

Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto-April 1945

Following the war, LST-1015 performed occupation duty in the Far East and saw service in China until early May 1946. She was decommissioned on 6 May 1946 and transferred to the State Department for disposition that same date. The ship was struck from the Navy list on 19 June 1946.

LST-1015 earned four battle stars for World War II service.