|Builder:||Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard, Hingham, Massachusetts|
|Laid down:||24 October 1944|
|Launched:||22 November 1944|
|Commissioned:||16 December 1944|
|Decommissioned:||27 June 1946|
|Struck:||15 August 1946|
|Fate:||Sold for conversion to merchant service, 17 January 1947|
|Name:||San Juan Bosco|
|Owner:||Compania Naviera SA and Commercial Perez Companc|
|Route:||Belém, Pará, Brazil to Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina|
|Owner:||The Carrier Co.|
|Owner:||Dalmine Deguara Siderca Company, Campana, Brazil|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||LST-542-class tank landing ship|
|Length:||328 ft (100 m) oa|
|Beam:||50 ft (15 m)|
|Speed:||11.6 kn (21.5 km/h; 13.3 mph)|
|Range:||24,000 nmi (44,000 km; 28,000 mi) at 9 kn (17 km/h; 10 mph) while displacing 3,960 long tons (4,024 t)|
|Boats & landing |
|2 x LCVPs|
|Capacity:||1,600–1,900 short tons (3,200,000–3,800,000 lb; 1,500,000–1,700,000 kg) cargo depending on mission|
|Troops:||16 officers, 147 enlisted men|
|Complement:||13 officers, 104 enlisted men|
|Part of:||LST Flotilla 31|
LST-964 was laid down on 24 October 1944, at Hingham, Massachusetts, by the Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard; launched on 22 November 1944; sponsored by Mrs. Ailene Borland; and commissioned on 16 December 1944.
Following the war, she performed occupation duty in the Far East and saw service in China until early April 1946. She returned to the United States and was decommissioned on 27 June 1946, and struck from the Navy list on 15 August, that same year. On 17 January 1947, the ship was sold to Campania Naviera y Commercial Perez Compano S.A. for operation.
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