LST-332 with an LCT loaded on her main deck, July 1943
|Builder:||Philadelphia Navy Yard|
|Laid down:||29 October 1942|
|Launched:||24 December 1942|
|Commissioned:||6 February 1943|
|Decommissioned:||22 May 1945|
|Struck:||12 March 1946|
|Fate:||Sold to merchant service, 17 October 1946|
|Class and type:||LST-1 class tank landing ship|
|Length:||328 ft (100 m)|
|Beam:||50 ft (15 m)|
|Propulsion:||2 × General Motors 12-567 diesel engines, two shafts, twin rudders|
|Speed:||12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)|
|Boats & landing |
|Troops:||14 officers, 131 enlisted men|
|Complement:||9 officers, 120 enlisted men|
|Awards:||3 battle stars|
LST-332 was laid down on 29 October 1942 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard; launched on 24 December 1942; sponsored by Mrs. G. W. Henderson; and commissioned on 6 February 1943.
Upon her return to the United States, she was decommissioned on 22 May 1945 for conversion to landing craft repair ship USS Feronia (ARL-45) at the New York Navy Yard. The conversion was canceled 12 September 1945 and the ship reverted to LST-332; she was struck from the Naval Vessel Register on 12 March 1946. On 17 October 1946 the tank landing ship was sold to the Suwannee Steamship Company of Charleston, South Carolina for conversion to merchant service.
LST-332 earned three battle stars for World War II service.
- "LST-332". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Retrieved 6 May 2007.
- "LST-332 / ARL-45 Feronia". Amphibious Photo Archive. Retrieved 6 May 2007.
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