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APA-90: USS James O'Hara

Frederick Funston-class attack transport (7*)

Laid down, 16 June 1941, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S1-A3) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 168) at Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding, Tacoma, WA.
Launched, 30 December 1941
Delivered to the US Army Transportation Service, 30 November 1942
Commissioned, USAT James O'Hara
Acquired by the US Navy 15 April 1943
Commissioned USS James O'Hara (APA-90), 26 April 1943, CDR. Charles Allen in command
During World War II USS James O'Hara was first assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and later to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Eleven, COMO. D. W. Loomis USN (18); Trans Div Thirty-Three, CAPT. S. M. Haight USN (18) and participated in two European and five Asiatic-Pacific campaigns
Following World War II USS James O'Hara (APA-90) was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East from 24 September to 2 November 1945 
Decommissioned 5 April 1946 and returned to the US Army Transportation Service
Struck from the Naval Register, 17 April 1946
Reacquired by the US Navy, 1 March 1950 and placed in service by the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) as USNS James O'Hara (T-AP-179), 28 April 1950
During the Korean War USNS James O'Hara participated in the Second Korean Winter, 7 to 18 November 1950 campaign
Inactivated, 30 November 1959
Transferred to the Maritime Administration 14 January 1960 for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Olympia, WA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 July 1961
USS James O'Hara (APA-90) earned seven battle stars for World War II service and as USNS James O'Hara (T-AP-179 earned one battle star for Korean War service 
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 12 January 1968, to Zidell Explorations Inc. Portland, OR. (PD-X-789) for $128,796.00, withdrawn from the Reserve Fleet at Olympia, 6 February 1968, scrapping completed, 6 December 1968

APA-91: USS Adair

Windsor-class attack transport (2*)

Laid down in 1943 as SS Exchester a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A3) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 594) at Bethlehem-Sparrow Point Shipyard, Sparrow Point, MD.
Launched in 1944
Commissioned USS Adair (APA-91), 15 July 1944, CAPT. Samuel Pancoast Comly Jr. in command
During World War II, USS Adair was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Fifteen, CAPT. W.S. Popham USN (14); TransDiv Forty-Four, CAPT. J. H. Seyfried USN and participated in two campaigns
Following World War II, USS Adair was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East from 16 October to 30 December 1945
Decommissioned, 30 April 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 3 May 1946, for disposal
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 1946
Merchant Service
Sold, 23 May1947, to American Export Lines, Inc., New York, N.Y. renamed SS Express
American Export Isbrandtsen Lines, Inc., renamed SS Express, 8 June 1964
Sold to Mutual Steamship Operating Co., 6 February 1970, renamed SS Press
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 22 May 1970 to Tung Ho Steel Enterprise Corp., Taiwan
USS Adair earned two battle stars for her World War II service

APA-92: USS Alpine

Alpine-class attack transport (5*)

Laid down, 12 April 1943, as SS Sea Arrow a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 281) at Western Pipe and Steel Co., San Francisco, CA.
Launched, 10 July 1943
Acquired by the Navy, 30 September 1943
Placed in reduced commission, 30 September 1943, for transit to her conversion yard at Portland, OR., CDR Roger E. Perry, USN (24) (Ferry Crew), in command
Decommissioned, 8 October 1943, at Commercial Iron Works, Portland, OR.
Recommissioned, 22 April 1944, CDR. George G. K. Reilly, in command 
During World War II USS Alpine (APA-92) was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in five campaigns
Following World War II USS Alpine was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East
Decommissioned, 5 April 1946
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 10 April 1946 for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 May 1946
USS Alpine earned five battle stars and a Navy Unit Commendation for World War II service
Merchant Service
Sold for merchant service in 1947 renamed SS India Mail
Resold in 1965, renamed 
SS Transwestern
Resold in 1969, renamed  
SS Buckeye Pacific
Resold in 1971, renamed 
SS Empire Pacific
Final Disposition, scrapped at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, October 1971

APA-93: USS Barnstable

Bayfield-class attack transport (4*)

Laid down, 6 May 1943, as SS Sea Snapper, a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 282) at Western Pipe and Steel Co., Los Angeles CA.
Launched, 5 August 1943
Acquired by the Navy, 30 October 1943
Placed in reduced commission, 30 October 1943, for transit to her fitting out yard at Portland, OR., CDR Roger E. Perry, USN (24) (Ferry Crew #1), in command
Decommissioned, 3 November 1943, at Commercial Iron Works, Portland OR. 
Fitted out as an Attack Transport at Commercial Iron Works, Portland OR.
Recommissioned in full as, USS Barnstable (APA-93), 22 May 1944, CAPT. Thomas Murray Stokes in command
During World War II USS Barnstable was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Sixteen, COMO. J.B. McGovern USN; TransDiv Forty-Seven, CAPT. C.L. Hutton USN (20) and participated in four campaigns
Following World War II USS Barnstable was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 12 to 26 October 1945
Decommissioned, 25 March 1946
Returned to the War Shipping Administration, 26 March 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 April 1946
USS Barnstable earned four battle stars for World War II service 
Merchant Service
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 26 March 1947 for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Withdrawn from the Reserve Fleet, 2 October 1946 by Moran Towing to New York City 
Turned over to Blair Syd & Arthur G. Blair, Yonkers New York, 5 October 1946 under a General Agency Agreement 
Moved to Todd Ship Building, Hoboken N.J., 12 February 1947, for conversion to merchant service under a General Agency Agreement
Sold 18 April 1947 to the Isthmian Steamship Co., renamed 
SS Steel Fabricator
Sold in 1970, renamed 
SS Reliance Dynasty
Sold, 30 December 1970 to Valor Navigation Co., re-flagged Panamanian, renamed 
SS Grand Valor
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1974

APA-94: USS Baxter

Sumter-class attack transport (4*)

Laid down, 18 March 1943, as SS Antinous, a Maritime Commission type (C2-S-E1) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 483) at Gulf Shipbuilding Corp. Chickasaw, AL>. 
Launched, 19 September 1943
Name changed to Baxter date unknown
Acquired by the Navy, 30 November 1943 and placed in commission "in ordinary" for transit to her conversion yard at Atlantic Basin Iron Works, Brooklyn, N.Y., CDR. Hans H. B. Olsen, USNR (APA Ferry Crew # 5) in command
Decommissioned at Brooklyn, date unknown
Recommissioned USS Baxter (APA-94), 15 May 1944, CAPT. Valvin R. Sinclair USN in command
During World War II USS Baxter was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Thirteen, COMO. M.O. Carlson USN (16); TransDiv Thirty-Nine, CAPT. G.E. Maynard and participated in four campaigns
Following World War II USS Baxter was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East
Decommissioned, 22 March 1946, at Mobile, AL. and returned to the Maritime Commission for disposal
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 April 1946
USS Baxter earned four battle stars for her World War II service
Merchant Service
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 22 March 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Mobile, AL. 
Withdrawn from the Reserve Fleet, 12 July 1946 under a General Agency Agreement for towing to Gulf Ship Building Corp., Chickasaw AL. 
Towed, 22 October 1946, under a General Agency Agreement by Moran Towing Co from Chickasaw, AL. to Hoboken, N.J. 
Arrived, 2 November 1946, at Todd Shipyard, Hoboken, N.J. for reconversion to merchant service
Bare Bottom charter, 10 November 1964, to Waterman Steamship Corp., Mobile. AL. 
Sold for Merchant service, 24 March 1947 to Waterman Steamship Corp., Mobile, AL, renamed 
SS La Salle
Returned to the Maritime Administration National Defense Reserve Fleet, Mobile, AL.(trade-in), 17 November 1966
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 19 March 1968, to Pinto Island Metals Co. (PD-X-794 dated 9 February 1968) for $48,000.00, withdrawn from the Mobile Reserve Fleet, 18 March 1965 

APA-95: USS Burleigh

Bayfield-class attack transport (1*)

Laid down, 6 July 1943, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 862) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., Pascagoula, MS.
Launched, 3 December 1943
Acquired by the US Navy, 28 March 1944 and placed in reduced commission for transit to her conversion yard at Atlantic Basin Iron Works, Brooklyn, N.Y., LCDR. Hans B. Olsen, USNR (APA Ferry Crew # 5) in command
Placed in reduced commission, 28 March 1944 for transit to her fitting out yard at Brooklyn, N.Y., LCDR. Hans H. B. Olsen USNR (APA Ferry Crew # 5) in command
Decommissioned , 13 April 1944
Fitted out as an Attack Transport at Bethlehem Steel Co., 56th Street Yard, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Recommissioned USS Burleigh (APA-95), 30 October 1944, at Brooklyn, N.Y., CDR. David Glass Greenlee Jr. in command
During World War II USS Burleigh was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Eighteen, (flagship) COMO. J. G. Moyer USN (14); TransDiv Fifty-Two and participated in one campaign
Following World War II USS Burleigh was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 September to 1 October 1945
Decommissioned, 11 June 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Returned to the War Shipping Administration, 12 June 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 3 July 1946
USS Burleigh earned one battle star for her World War II service 
Merchant Service
Picked up for tow by Moran Towing and Transportation, 26 November 1946, at Lee Hall, VA. for transfer to Yonkers, N.Y.
Delivered to Blair Shipyard Inc., Yonkers, N.Y. 29 November 1946, for reconversion for merchant service
Towed, 16 May 1947 to Todd Shipyard, Hoboken, N.J. for drydocking
Sold by the Maritime Commission for merchant service, 26 June 1947, to Matson Navigation Co., renamed 
SS Hawaiian Pilot
Resold, 8 May 1961, to Oceanic Steamship Co., (Matson subsidiary) renamed 
SS Sonoma
Resold, 21 January 1971, to Far East Line Inc.
Resold, 17 March 1972, to Excelsior Marine Corp., renamed 
SS Noma
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping in Taiwan, 12 June 1973, to Dah Yung Steel Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

APA-96: USS Cecil

Bayfield-class attack transport (2*)

Laid down, 24 June 1943, as SS Sea Angler a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1544) at Western Pipe and Steel Co., San Francisco, CA.
Launched, 27 September 1943
Acquired by the Navy from the Maritime Commission 26 February 1944
Delivered to the Navy, 26 February 1944
Placed in reduced commission, 27 February 1944, as USS Cecil (APA-96) for transit to her fitting out yard at Portland, OR.
Fitted out as an Attack Transport at Continental Iron Works, Portland, OR.
Placed in full commission 15 September 1944, CAPT. Peter G. Hale in command
During World War II USS Cecil was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Sixteen(flagship), COMO J. R. McGovern USN; TransDiv Forty-Six and participated in two campaigns
Following World War II USS Cecil was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East
Decommissioned 24 May 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 10 June 1946
USS Cecil earned two battle stars for World War II service
Merchant Service
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 25 May 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Towed from Lee Hall, VA. to Galveston TX., 29 November 1946 by Moran Towing and Transportation Co.
Sold, 7 August 1947, at Galvestion, TX. to Isthmian Steamship Co, renamed SS Steel Admiral
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 18 October 1973, to Yung Tai Steel & Iron Co. Ltd., Taiwan

APA-97: USS Dauphin

Bayfield-class attack transport (1*)

Laid down, date unknown, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A3) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1675) at Bethlehem Steel Corp., Sparrow Point Shipyard, Sparrow Point, MD.
Launched 10 June 1944
Acquired by the Navy and commissioned USS Dauphin (APA-97), 23 September 1944, CDR. Bailey Connelly in command
During World War II USS Dauphin was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in one campaign
Following World War II USS Dauphin was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East
Decommissioned, 3 April 1946 and returned to the Maritime Commission the same day for disposal
Struck from the Naval Register, 17 April 1946
USS Dauphin earned one battle star for World War II service
Merchant Service
1948 - Refurbished as passenger-cargo ship, SS Exochorda, for American Export Lines for service between New York the Mediterranean
1959 - 1967 Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Hudson River Group, Jones Point, N.Y.
November 1967 - Renamed  
SS Stevens for service as a floating dormitory
Final Disposition, Partially dismantled in Chester, PA. from 1975 to 1979, resold to scrappers at Kearny, N.J. in March 1979

APA-98: USS Dutchess

Windsor-class attack transport (1*)

Laid down, date unknown, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A1) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1676) at Bethlehem Steel Corp., Sparrow Point Shipyard, Sparrow Point, MD.
Launched, 26 August 1944
Commissioned USS Dutchess (APA-98), 4 November 1944, CDR. Aubrey B. Leggett USNR in command
During World War II USS Dutchess was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater TransRon Eighteen, COMO. J.G. Moyer USN (14); TransDiv Fifty-Three, CAPT. W.N. Thornton USN and participated in one campaign
Following World War II USS Dutchess was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 23 September to 9 November 1945
Decommissioned, 4 April 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Returned to the War Shipping Administration, 5 April 1946, to the James River Reserve Fleet, Lee Hall, VA., for disposal
Struck from the Naval Register, 14 April 1946
USS Dutchess earned one battle star for World War II service 
Merchant Service
Towed by Moran towing and Transportation Co.(General Agency Agreement), 13 November 1947, from Lee Hall to Brooklyn, N.Y.
Delivered to Bethlehem Steel Brooklyn 56th Street Shipyard, 15 November 1947, for reconversion for merchant service 
Sold for merchant service to American Export Lines, 22 September 1948, renamed 
SS Excalibur
Owrn name changed to American Export-Isbrandtsen Lines, 8 June 1964 
Resold to C. Y. Tung, Hong Kong, 17 September 1965, renamed 
SS Oriental Jade, reflagged Liberian
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1974

APA-99: USS Dade

Bayfield-class attack transport (1*)

Laid down, 2 November 1943, as SS Lorain, a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 864) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS.
Renamed Dade, 19 November 1943
Launched, 14 January 1944
Acquired by the Navy from the Maritime Commission, 29 April 1944
Placed in reduced commission, 29 April 1944 to 9 May 1944 for transit to her fitting out yard at Hoboken, N.J., CDR. Hans H. B. Olsen USNR (Ferry Crew #2) in command
Fitted out as an Attack Transport at Todd-Hoboken Yards, Hoboken, N.J.
Recommissioned, USS Dade (APA-99), 11 November 1944, CDR. Miles Percy DuVal Jr. USNR in command
During World War II USS Dade was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Twenty-Four (flagship); TransDiv Seventy, COMO E. L. Short and participated in the Okinawa Gunto campaign
Following World War II USS Dade was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East
Decommissioned, 25 February 1946, at New York City
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 April 1946
USS Dade earned one battle star for World War II service
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 18 March 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA
Merchant Service
Removed from the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River anchorage, 23 October 1946, by Moran Towing and Transportation Co. (General Agency Agreement) enroute to New York City
Delivered to United Engineering Co. New York City, 26 October 1946, for reconversion for merchant service 
Leased, 2 July 1947, to Matson Navigation Co. under a General Agency Agreement 
Removed to Todd Shipyard, Hoboken, N.J., 9 July 1947, for drydocking 
Sold to Matson Navigation Co., 21 July 1947, renamed SS Hawaiian Retailer
Title exchange, 12 May 1964, between the Maritime Administration and Matson Navigation Co.
Bare Bottom charter, 12 Mary 1964, by Matson Navigation Co.
MSC operation by by Matson Navigation Co., 03 June 1965 
Laid up, 9 November 1967, in the National Defense Reserve Fleet Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA.
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 3 September 1970, to National Metal and Steel Co., delivered, 15 September 1970

APA-100: USS Mendocino

Bayfield-class attack transport (1*)

Laid down, 20 September 1943, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull under Maritime Commission (MC hull 866) contract at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., Pascagoula, MS.
Launched, 11 February 1944
Acquired by the Navy, 19 May 1944
Placed in reduced commission, 19 May 1944, LCDR. Hans B. Olsen, USNR (APA Ferry Crew # 5), in command for ferrying to her conversion yard, Bethlehem Steel Co., Hoboken, N.J. 
Decommissioned, 3 June 1944, at Hoboken
Converted to an Attack Transport
Recommissioned USS Mendocino (APA-100), 31 October 1944, CAPT. Walton R. Reed USNR in command
During World War II USS Mendocino was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Nineteen (flagship), COMO. C. D. Edgar USN (12); TransDiv Fifty-Five and participated in the Okinawa Gunto campaign
Following World War II USS Mendocino was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East
Decommissioned, 26 February 1946, at New York, N.Y.
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 26 March 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA. 
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
USS Mendocino earned one battle star for World War II service
Merchant Service
Sold, 19 March 1947, to Pope and Talbot Steamship Co,, renamed SS P and T Seafarer
Sold, April 1957, to Moore-McCormack Lines Inc., renamed SS Mormacwind
Sold, August 1966, to Grace Lines Inc., renamed SS Santa Eliana Owner remained Prudential-Grace Lines, after merger, 18 December 1969 
Sold, 1 February 1973, to Dolphin Lines Inc., renamed SS Eliana
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 18 April 1973, to Sing Chang Tung Iron and Steel Co. Ltd., Taiwan

APA-101: USS Montour

Bayfield-class attack transport (0*)

Laid down, 20 October 1943, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 868) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., Pascagoula, MS.
Launched, 10 March 1944
Acquired by the US Navy from the Maritime Commission, 5 June 1944
Placed in reduced commission, 5 June 1944, for transit to her fitting out yard at Brooklyn, N.Y., LCDR. Hans B. Olsen, USNR (APA Ferry Crew # 5), in command
Decommissioned, 9 June 1944
Fitted out as an Attack Transport at Bethlehem Steel Corp, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Commission as USS Montour (APA-101), 9 December 1944, CAPT. James H. Thach, Jr. USN in command
During World War II USS Montour was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Twenty, COMO. H. W. Graf; TransDiv Fifty-Eight
Following World War II USS Montour was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East
Decommissioned, 19 April 1946
Returned to the Maritime Commission. 23 April 1946, at the James River National Defense Reserve Fleet, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 1946
Merchant Service
Turnover to Moran Towing and Transportation Co., under a General Agency Agreement, 16 January 1947, for towing to Yonker, N.Y.
Delivered to Constable Hook Shipyard, Yonkers, N.Y., 16 January 1947 for reconversion for merchant service
Moved to Todd Shipyard, Hoboken, N.J. for drydocking, under a General Agency Agreement, 24 Dece3mber 1947, by Isthmian Steamship Co. 
Sold to Isthmian Steamship Co., 5 March 1948, renamed SS Steel Rover
Final Disposition, sold, 24 July 1971, to Long Jong Industry Co. for scrapping in Taiwan

APA-102: USS Riverside

Bayfield-class attack transport (0*)

Laid down, 11 November 1943, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 870) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp, Pascagoula, MS.
Launched, 13 April 1944
Acquired by the Navy from the Maritime Commission, 29 June 1944
Placed in reduced commission, 29 June 1944 as USS Riverside (APA-102) for transit to her fitting out yard at New York, N.Y.
Decommissioned, 8 July 1944, for fitting out as an Attack Transport at Atlantic Basin Ironworks, Corp., New York N.Y.
Recommissioned, 18 December 1944, CAPT. Louis Newcomb Miller USN in command
During World War II Riverside was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Twenty-One, COMO. J. R. Palmer USN (13); TransDiv Sixty-One
Following World War II USS Riverside was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East
Decommissioned, 27 April 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 28 April 1946. for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 1946
Merchant Service
• Towed, 25 January 1947, by Dichmann, Wright & Pugh Inc., under General Agency
• Agreement from Lee Hall to Newport News, VA. 
• Delivered, 25 January 1947, to Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. for reconversion for merchant service
• Custody transferred to Pope & Talbot Inc., 28 May 1947
• Sold to Pacific Argentina Brazil lines (P&T) in December 1948, renamed 
SS P&T Forester
• Sold to Moore McCormack Lines Inc. in March 1957, renamed 
SS Mormacwave
• Sold to Grace Lines Inc. in August 1966, renamed 
SS Santa Leonor
Final Disposition, ran aground, 31 March 1968, on Isabel Island, Straits of Magellan, abandoned and later sank

APA-103: USS Queens

Windsor-class attack transport (0*)

Laid down, 2 March 1944, under as a Maritime Commission type C3-S-A3 hull under Maritime Commission contract MC hull 1677 at Bethlehem Steel Corp., Sparrows Point, MD.
Launched, 12 September 1944
Delivered to the Maritime Commission, 16 December 1944 and acquired by the US Navy the same day
Commissioned USS Queens (APA-103) the same day, CAPT. John J. Mockrish, USNR, in command
During World War II Queens was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Thirteen, COMO. M.O. Carson USN (16); TransDiv Thirty-Seven
Following World War II USS Queens (APA-103) was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East
Decommissioned, 10 June 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 11 June 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 19 June 1946
Converted to Maritime Commission hull type (P1-S1-DR1) in November 1947
Purchased by American Export Lines, 22 November 1948, renamed SS Excambion
Returned to the Maritime Administration (MARAD), 17 March 1959 (Trade in Program)
Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Hudson River Group, 20 April 1959
Loaned to Texas Maritime Academy, 26 April 1965, for service as a merchant marine officer training ship
Renamed USTS Texas Clipper (I), 16 May 1965
Returned to the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Beaumont, TX., 6 August 1996, after use as a dormitory for two years by Seaborne Conservation Corps. 
Custody transferred, 4 October 2006, to Texas Parks & Wildlife for use as reef 
Removed. 10 November 2007, to ESCO, Brownsville for remediation & partial scrapping by Resolve Marine Services 
Towed, 14 November 2007, towed to sinking site, 17miles off Port Isabel, South Padre Island, TX. in 134 feet water on port side 
Final Disposition, sunk. 17 November 2007. as an artificial reef

APA-104: USS Westmoreland

Bayfield-class attack transport (0*)

Laid down, 8 December 1943, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 872) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp, Pascagoula, MS.
Launched, 28 April 1944
Acquired by the Navy from the Maritime Commission 8 July 1944
Placed in reduced commission 8 July 1944 for transit to her fitting out yard at Hoboken, N.J., LCDR. James H. Graves, USNR, in command
Decommissioned at Hoboken, 12 July 1944
Fitted out as an Attack Transport at Todd Shipyards, Hoboken. N.J.
Recommissioned, USS Westmoreland (APA-104), 18 January 1945, CAPT. James M. Hicks USN (25) in command
During World War II USS Westmoreland was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Twenty-Two (flagship), COMO. S.P. Jenkins; TransDiv Sixty-Five, CAPT. E.C. Rogers USN (18)
Following World War II USS Westmoreland was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East
Decommissioned, 5 June 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 7 June 1946, at the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 19 June 1946
Sold for merchant service by the Maritime Commission 2 July 1947 to Isthmian Steamship Co., renamed SS Steel King
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 28 August 1973, to Shyeh Sheng Huat Steel & Irons Works, Taiwan

APA-105: USS Shelby

Windsor-class attack transport (1*)

Laid down, 13 June 1944, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A3) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1678) at Bethlehem Steel Corp., Sparrows Point, MD.
Launched, 25 October 1944
Commissioned USS Shelby (APA-105), 20 January 1945, CAPT. John J. Fallon USNR in command
During World War II USS Shelby was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Eleven, COMO. D.W. Loomis USN (18); TransDiv Thirty-Two, CAPT. C.W. Weitzel and participated in the Okinawa Gunto campaign
Following World War II USS Shelby was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 6 to 28 September 1945
USS Shelby also was assigned to the US Navy Technical Mission to
Decommissioned, 14 May 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
USS Shelby earned one battle star for her World War II service
Returned to the War Shipping Administration, 16 May 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 5 June 1946
Merchant Service
Sold for merchant service by the Maritime Commission, 4 November 1948, to American Export Lines, renamed SS Exeter
Resold, 24 September 1965, renamed 
SS Oriental Pearl, re-flagged Liberian
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1974

APA-106: USS Handsford

Bayfield-class attack transport (2*)

Laid down, 10 December 1943, as SS Sea Adder, a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1551) at Western Pipe and Steel Co., San Francisco, CA.
Renamed Gladwin, date unknown
Launched, 25 April 1944
Acquired by the Navy from the Maritime Commission, 25 August 1944 and renamed Hansford
Commissioned USS Hansford (APA-106), 12 October 1944, CDR. William A. Lynch USN in command
During World War II USS Hansford was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Thirteen, COMO. M. O. Carlson USN (16); TransDiv Thirty-Eight CAPT. P. P. Welsh USN (18) and participated in two campaigns: Iwo Jima and Okinawa
Following World War II USS Hansford was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East
USS Hansford earned two battle stars in WWII
Decommissioned, 14 June 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 15 June 1946
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 16 June 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River, Lee Hall, VA.
Sold into for commercial service by the Maritime Commission, 11 March 1948, to Isthmian Steamship Co., renamed SS Steel Apprentice
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping in Taiwan, 4 May 1973, to Tai Kien Industry Co., Ltd.

APA-107: USS Goodhue

Bayfield-class attack transport (1*)

Laid down, 7 January 1944, as SS Sea Wren a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1552) at Western Pipe and Steel Co., San Francisco, CA.
Launched 31 May 1944
Commissioned USS Goodhue (APA-107), 11 November 1944, Captain Lewis D. Sharp, Jr. USN in command
During World War II USS Goodhue was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Seventeen, COMO. T.B. Brittan USN (20); TransDiv Fifty-One, CAPT. J. L. Allen USNR and participated in the Okinawa Gunto campaign
Following World War II USS Goodhue was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 6 to 22 September 1945
Decommissioned, 5 April 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 May 1946
USS Goodhue earned one battle star for World War II service
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 11 April 1946, at the James River National Defense Reserve Fleet, Lee Hall, VA.
Merchant Service
To Moran Towing and Transportation Co., 19 November 1946, for towing from Lee Hall, VA. to Tampa, FL.
Arrived, 23 November 1946, at Tampa Bay Shipbuilding for reconversion to merchant service
Sold, 6 March 1947, to Matson Navigation Co., renamed SS Hawaiian Citizen
Converted to a container ship in May 1960
Sold to Oceanic Steamship Co., 8 March 1971
Sold back to Matson Navigation Co., 4 February 1976
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 25 November 1981, to Chi Shua Hua Steel Col, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

APA-108: USS Goshen

Bayfield-class attack transport (1*)

Laid down, 31 January 1944, as SS Sea Hare, a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1553) at Western Pipe and Steel Co., San Francisco, CA.
Launched, 29 June 1944
Acquired by the Navy and commissioned USS Goshen (APA-108), 13 December 1944, CAPT. Carroll T. Bonney USN in command
During World War II USS Goshen was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Twenty-Two, COMO. S.P. Jenkins; TransDiv Sixty-Five, CAPT. E.C. Rogers USN (18); and participated in the Okinawa Gunto campaign
Following World War II USS Goshen was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East
Decommissioned, 20 April 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register,25 April 1946
Returned to the War Shipping Administration, 2 May 1946, at the James River National Defense Reserve Fleet, Lee Hall, VA.
USS Goshen earned one battle star for World War II service
Merchant Service
Towed 22 November 1946, from from Lee Hall, to Brooklyn N.Y.
Arrived, 23 November 1946, at Todd Shipyard, Erie Basin, Brooklyn, N.Y, for reconversion for merchant service 
Sold, 14 June 1947 to American Mail Lines Ltd., renamed SS Canadian Mail
Renamed SS California Mail, 12 December 1963
Sold to Waterman Steamship Co., 19 November 1968, renamed SS Lafayette
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 14 August 1973, to Chi Shun Hua Steel Co. Ltd, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

APA-109: USS Grafton

Bayfield-class attack transport (1*)

Laid down, 3 March 1944, as SS Sea Sparrow, a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull, laid down under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 1554) at Western Pipe and Steel Co., San Francisco, CA.
Launched, 10 August 1944
Commissioned USS Grafton (APA-109), 5 January 1945, at San Francisco, CA., CAPT. Campbell D. Emory USN in command
During World War II USS Grafton was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Twenty-Four, COMO. E. L. Short USN; TransDiv Seventy-Two, CAPT. H.Y. McCown USN (18) and participated in the Okinawa Gunto campaign
Following World War II USS Grafton was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East
Decommissioned, 16 May 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 5 June 1946
USS Grafton earned one battle star for World War II service
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 17 May 1946, at the James River National Defense Reserve Fleet, Lee Hall, VA.
Merchant Service
Moran Towing and Transportation, 4 December 1946, for towing from Lee Hall, VA. to Bayonne, N.J.
Entered Constable Hook Shipyard, Bayonne, N.J., 6 December 1946 for reconversion to merchant service
Custody transferred, 20 June 1947, to American Mail Line under at General Agency Agreement 
Drydocked at Maryland Dry Dock, Baltimore, MD. 29 June 1947, for reconversion
Purchased by American Mail Line Ltd, at Norfolk, VA. 11 September 1947, renamed SS Java Mail
Sold to Waterman Steamship Corporation, 9 October 1969, renamed SS Carrier Dove
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 28 February 1975, to Chin Tai Steel Enterprises Co. Ltd, Taiwan

APA-110: USS Griggs

Windsor-class attack transport (0*)

Laid down, date unknown, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A3) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 871) at Inglalls Shipbuilding Corp., Pascagoula MS.
Launched, date unknown
Acquired by the US Navy, 13 December 1944
Commissioned USS Griggs (APA-110), 14 December 1944, CAPT. Arthur C. Wood USN in command
During World War II USS Griggs was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Seventeen, COMO. T.B. Brittan USN (20); TransDiv Fifty CAPT. R.W. Abbot USN (20);
Decommissioned, 27 May 1946, at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth VA.
Returned to the War Shipping Administration, 28 May 1946, at the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 19 June 1946
Merchant Service
Custody transferred, 7 May 1947, to Moore-McCormack Lines for towing from Lee Hall, VA. to Kerney, N.J.
Delivered, 13 May 1947, to Federal Shipbuilding and Drydocking Co., Kerney, N.J., for reconversion for merchant service
Sold, 21 April 1948, to Moore-McCormack Lines, renamed SS Mormacrey
Sold to Grace Lines, August 1966
Renamed, SS Santa Alicia, 30 November 1966
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 2 April 1973, to Chang Iron and Steel Works, Ltd, Taiwan

APA-111: USS Grundy

Windsor-class attack transport (0*)

Laid down, date unknown, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A3) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 873) at Inglalls Shipbuilding Corp., Pascagoula. MS.
Launched, 16 January 1944
Commissioned USS Grundy (APA-111), 3 January 1945, CAPT. José M. Cabanillas USN in command
During World War II USS Grundy was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Thirty-Three, COMO. A.S. Witherspoon; TransDiv Sixty-Seven
Following World War II USS Grundy was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East Decommissioned, 8 May 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Returned to the War Shipping Administration, 13 May 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Merchant Service
• Withdrawn, 6 May 1947, Moore McCormack Lines for handling
• Delivered to Federal Ship Building, Kearny, N. J. for reconversion 
• Sold by the Maritime Commission, 27 May 1948, to Moore-McCormack Lines, renamed 
SS Mormacsurf
• Resold to Grace Lines in August 1966, renamed 
SS Santa Anita
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 9 March 1973, to Tai Kien Industry Co. Ltd., Taiwan

APA-112: USS Guilford

Bayfield-class attack transport (0*)

Laid down,date unknown, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MCV hull 873) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS.
Launched 14 July 1944
Fitted out as an Attack Transport at Waterman Steamship Co., Mobile AL.
Commissioned USS Guilford (APA-112), 14 May 1945, CAPT. Edward R. Gardner Jr. USNR in command
Following World War II USS Guilford was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 8 to 25 October 1945 and 23 January to 21 February 1946, while landing occupation forces at Iwo Jima and the Japanese home islands before being assigned to Operation "Magic Carpet"
Decommissioned, 29 May 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 31 May 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 16 March 1946
USS Gilford did not earn any battle stars during World War II
Merchant Service
• Custody assigned to Moran Towing and Transportation Co., 3 December 1946, for towing from Lee Hall, VA. to Boston, MA.
• Delevered, 8 December 1946, to Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, East Boston, MA. for reconversion for merchant service 
• Sold, 20 May 1947, to Pope and Talbot Inc., renamed 
SS P&T Navigator
• Sold, 24 June 1963, to American Foreign Steamship Corp., renamed 
SS American Oriole
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 31 March 1976, to Richpower Iron and Steel Corp., Taiwan

APA-113: USS Sitka

Bayfield-class attack transport (0*)

Laid down, date unknown, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MCV hull 873) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS.
Launched 14 July 1944
Fitted out as an
Attack Transport at Waterman Steamship Co., Mobile AL.
Commissioned
USS Guilford (APA-112), 14 May 1945, CAPT. Edward R. Gardner Jr. USNR in command
Following World War II
USS Guilford was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 8 to 25 October 1945 and 23 January to 21 February 1946, while landing occupation forces at Iwo Jima and the Japanese home islands before being assigned to Operation "Magic Carpet"
Decommissioned, 29 May 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 31 May 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 16 March 1946
USS Sitka did not earn any battle stars during World War II
Merchant Service
• Custody assigned to Moran Towing and Transportation Co., 3 December 1946, for towing from Lee Hall, VA. to Boston, MA.
• Delivered, 8 December 1946, to Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, East Boston, MA. for reconversion for merchant service
• Sold, 20 May 1947, to Pope and Talbot Inc., renamed
SS P&T Navigator
• Sold, 24 June 1963, to American Foreign Steamship Corp., renamed
SS American Oriole
• Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 31 March 1976, to Richpower Iron and Steel Corp., Taiwan

APA-114: USS Hamblen

Bayfield-class attack transport (0*)

Laid down, date unknown, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 876) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS;
Launched, 30 June 1944
Acquired by the Navy from the Maritime Commission and commissioned USS Hamblen (APA-114), 12 June 1945, CAPT. George M. Wauchope, USNR, in command.
During and following World War II USS Hamblen (APA-114) was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Following World War II USS Hamblen was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 23 September 1945 to 1 January 1946 
Decommissioned, 1 May 1946, at Norfolk. VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 1946
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 7 May 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA. 
Merchant Service
Towed, 22 January 1947, by Moran Towing and Transportation Co. from Lee Hall, VA. to Hoboken, N.J.
Delivered, 24 January 1947, to Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken, N.J. for reconversion for merchant service 
Sold, 4 May 1948, to Isthmain Lines at Hoboken, renamed 
SS Steel Voyager
Final Disposition, sold, 16 August 1973, to Long Jong Industrial Co. Ltd., for scrapping at Kaohsiung, Taiwan 

APA-115: USS Hampton

Bayfield-class attack transport (0*)

Laid down, date unknown, as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC Hull 876) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS.
Launched, 25 August 1944
Commissioned USS Hampton (APA-115), 17 February 1945, CDR. William H. Ferguson USN in command.
During World War II USS Hampton was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Following World War II USS Hampton was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far
Decommissioned, 30 April 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 1 May 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 1946
Merchant History
Towed, 20 November 1946, by Moran Towing and Transportation Co., 20 November 1946, under a Special Agreement, from Lee Hall, VA. to Brooklyn, N.Y.
Custody transferred, 22 November 1946, to Todd Shipyards Corp., Erie Basin, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Sold, 20 June 1947, Pope and Talbot Inc. renamed
SS P&T Explorer
Sold to American Foreign Steamship Corp. in September 1963, renamed SS American Falcon
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 17 May 1973, to Yung Tai Steel and Iron Works Co. Ltd, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

APA-116: USS Hanover

Bayfield-class attack transport (0*)

Laid down (date unknown) as a Maritime Commission type (C3-S-A2) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 878) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS.
Launched, 18 August 1944
Acquired by the Navy and commissioned USS Hanover (APA-116), 31 March 1945, CDR. James Hugh Henderson USNR in command
During and following World War II USS Hanover (APA-116) was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Following World War II USS Hanover was assigned to Occupation and China service in the Far East
Decommissioned, 11 May 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 12 May 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA. 
Struck from the Naval Register, 23 May 1946
Merchant Service
Towed, 13 January 1947, by Moran Towing and Transportation Co. under a General Agency Agreement, from Lee Hall, VA., to East Boston, MA.
Custody transferred, 18 January 1947, to Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, East Boston, MA. for reconversion for merchant service 
Sold, 23 December 947 to Matson Navigation Co., renamed 
SS Hawaiian Wholesaler
Sold, 25 March 1961, to Oceanic Steamship Co, a Matson Navigation Co. subsidiary, renamed 
SS Ventura
Sold, 21 January 1971, to Pacific Far East Lines, name retained
Sold, 6 April 1972, to Excelsior Marine Corp., renamed 
SS Entu
Surrendered at Seattle, 11 January 1973
Sold for scrapping, 30 June 1972, to Yung Tai Steel & Iron Works., Ltd., Taiwan

APA-117: USS Haskell

Haskell-class attack transport (3*)

Laid down, 28 March 1944, under Maritime Commission contract (MCV hull 25) at California Shipbuilding Corp., Wilmington, CA.
Launched, 13 June 1944
Delivered by the Maritime Commission, 9 September 1944, to the US Navy
Commissioned USS Haskell (APA-117), 11 September 1944, CDR. Anton L. Mare USN in command
During World War II USS Haskell was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Fourteen, COMO. D.L. Ryan USN (16); TransDiv Forty and participated in the following campaigns: Luzon, Manila Bay and Okinawa
Following World War II USS Haskell was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East
Decommissioned, 22 May 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 24 May 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 19 June 1946
USS Haskell earned three battle stars for World War II service
Withdrawn from the National Defense Reserve Fleet, 2 February 1956, by Moore McCormack Lines under a General Agency Agreement for the Repair Program 1956
Returned, 23 April 1956, to the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Wilmington, N.C.
Towed, 27 February 1965, by USS Samoset (ATA-190) from Wilmington, N.C. to Lee Hall, VA.
Entered the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA., 1 March 1965 
Final Disposition, sold, 26 June 1973, to Alberti Equipment Inc., Hinsdale, IL., (PD-X-960 dated 26 June 1973) for $124,630.00, withdrawn, 30 July 1973, from the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group to Chesapeake, VA. for scrapping

APA-118: USS Hendry

Haskell-class attack transport (2*)

Laid down in 1944 as a Maritime Commission type (VC2-S-AP5) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MCV-26) at California Shipbuilding Corp., Wilmington, CA.
Launched, 24 June 1944
Acquired by the Navy from the Maritime Commission, 29 September 1944
Commissioned USS Hendry (APA-118), 29 September 1944, CAPT. Ratcliffe C. Welles USN in command
During World War II USS Hendry was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Fifteen, CAPT. W. S. Popham USN (14) TransDiv Forty-Three and participated in two following campaigns: Iwo Jima and Okinawa
Following World War II USS Hendry was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 27 to 30 October 1945
Decommissioned, 21 February 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 2 March 1946 for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 20 March 1946
Withdrawn from the James River Reserve Fleet, 4 April 1955, to South Atlantic Steamship Co., (Repair Program) General Agency Agreement
Returned to the James River Reserve Fleet, 29 June 1955, from South Atlantic Steamship Co.
USS Hendry earned two battle stars for World War II service
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 9 April 1973 (PD-X-956 dated 9 April 1973), for $111,560, to Union Minerals & Alloys Corp., withdrawn, 22 June 1973

APA-119: USS Highlands

Haskell-class attack transport (2*)

Laid down, 13 June 1944, as a Maritime Commission type (VC2-S-AP5) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MCV hull 28) at California Shipbuilding Corp., Wilmington, CA.
Launched, 8 July 1944
Completed and delivered to the Maritime Commission, 30 September 1944
Acquired by the Navy from the Maritime Commission, 5 October 1944
Commissioned USS Highlands (APA-119), 5 October 1944, CAPT. George D. Lyon in command
During World War II USS Highlands was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater: TransRon Sixteen, COMO. J.B. McGovern USN; TransDiv Forty-Seven, CAPT. C.L. Hutton USN (20) and participated in two campaigns: Iwo Jima and Okinawa
Following World War II USS Highlands was assigned to Occupation service in the Far
Decommissioned, 14 February 1946, at Norfolk, VA.
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 28 February 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 10 March 1946
USS Highlands earned two battle stars for World War II service
Withdrawn from the James River Reserve Fleet, to Farrel Lines, Inc., 21 September 1955, (Repair Program) General Agency Agreement
Returned to the James River Reserve Fleet by Farrel Lines Inc., 23 November 1955
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 9 April 1973, for $111, 560, to Union Minerals & Alloys Inc., withdrawn 11 June 1973

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