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APA-245: USS Maricopa

Haskell-class attack transport (0*)

Cancelled, 1945

APA-246: USS McLennan

Haskell-class attack transport (0*)

Cancelled, 1945

APA-247: USS Mecklenburg

Haskell-class attack transport (0*)

Cancelled, 1945

Post WWII APAs

APA-248: USS Paul Revere

Paul Revere-class attack transport (0*)

Laid down, 15 May 1952, as SS Diamond Mariner, a Maritime Administration type (C4-S-1A) hull, under Maritime Administration contract (MA hull 27), at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J.
Launched, 11 April 1953
Delivered to the Maritime Administration, 22 December 1953, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet
Acquired by the US Navy, 14 September 1956
Converted to an Attack Transport at Todd Shipbuilding Corp, San Pedro, CA.
Commissioned USS Paul Revere (APA-248), 3 September 1958, at Long Beach, CA., CAPT. Robert B. Erly in command
During Vietnam War USS Paul Revere participated in the eight campaigns
Redesignated Amphibious Transport (LPA-248), 1 January 1969
Decommissioned and struck from the Naval Register 1 January 1980
Sold through the Security Assistance Program to Spain, 17 January 1980, commissioned SPS Castillia (L-21)
Retired by the Spanish Navy, 6 June 1998
Struck by the Spanish Navy per Resolution 78/98, 11 March 1998
USS Paul Revere earned the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal with seven campaign stars for Vietnam War service
Final Disposition: fate unknown

APA-249: USS Francis Marion

Paul Revere-class attack transport (0*)

Laid down as SS Prairie Mariner, a Maritime Administration type (C4-S-1A) hull, under a Maritime Administration contract, at New York Shipbuilding Corp, Camden, N.J.
Launched, 13 February 1954
Delivered to the Maritime Administration, 25 May 1954
Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, 6 January 1955
Acquired by the Navy, 16 March 1959
Commissioned USS Francis Marion (APA-249), 6 July 1961, CAPT. David S. Bill, Jr. in command
Redesignated Amphibious Transport (LPA-249), 1 January 1969
Decommissioned and struck from the Naval Register, 1 January 1980
Sold to Spain, 11 July 1980, under the Security Assistance Program, renamed Aragón (L-22)
Decommissioned by the Spanish Navy in 2000
Final Disposition, as of 2002 in use as a training hulk by UOE ("Unidad de Operaciones Especiales", Special Operations Unit) at La Carraca, Cádiz, Spain
Struck by the Spanish Navy per Order 600/15622/00), 20 September 2000
Final Disposition, fate unknown

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