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RPS Mindoro Occidental (LT-93) - ex-US USS LST-222
« on: October 27, 2018, 09:47:52 AM »
From: https://www.navsource.org/archives/10/16/160222.htm

Laid down, 16 March 1943, at Chicago Bridge and Iron Co., Seneca, IL.
Launched, 17 August 1943
Commissioned USS LST-222, 10 September 1943, LT M. S. Edwards, USNR, in command

Redesignated Landing Ship Tank (Hospital) LST(H)-222, 15 September 1945

Following World War II USS LST(H)-222 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 17 October 1945 to 5 February 1946

Decommissioned in February 1946 and transferred to Commander Naval Forces Far East (COMNAVFE) Shipping Control Authority for Japan (SCAJAP), redesignated Q044

Assigned to the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS), 31 March 1952 and placed in service as USNS T-LST-222

Placed out of service, 15 July 1972

Transferred to Republic of the Philippines and named RPS Mindoro Occidental (LT-93)
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