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LST-1025 was laid down on 26 April 1944 at Quincy, Mass., by the Bethlehem Steel Co.; launched on 22 May 1944; and commissioned on 31 May 1944.

During World War II, LST-1025 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the following operations:

Leyte landings-October and November 1944

Zambales-Subic Bay-January 1945

Visayan Islands landings-March 1945

Tarakan Island operation-April and May 1945

Following the war, LST-1025 performed occupation duty in the Far East until early January 1946. She returned to the United States and was decommissioned on 24 May 1946 and struck from the Navy list on 15 August that same year. On 11 June 1948, the ship was sold to the Walter W. Johnson Co. for scrapping.

LST-1025 earned four battle stars for World War II service.

Published: Tue Aug 04 12:34:08 EDT 2015