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History of the L.S.T. 832
  • laid down on 25 August, 1944 at Ambridge, PA by the American Bridge Co.
  • launched on 11 October, 1944
  • sponsored by Mrs. J. Blessing
  • commissioned on 4 November, 1944
  • Lt. Warren H. Young, U.S.C.G.R. in command

During World War II, L.S.T. 832 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater and participated in the assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto from April through June, 1945. Following the war, she performed occupation duty in the Far East until mid-December, 1945. L.S.T. 832 returned to the United States and was decommissioned on 30 April, 1946 and struck from the Navy list on 3 July, 1946. On 12, March, 1948 the ship was sold to Alexander Shipyards, Inc. New Orleans, LA for operation.
L.S.T. 832 earned two battle stars for world War II service.



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