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USS Adair was a Windsor-class attack transport launched on February 29, 1944. It was commissioned on July 15, the same year under Capt. S. P. Comly’s command with the hull number APA-91 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 30, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 555 people on board and had the main missions in Eniwetok, Guam, Pearl Harbor, Saipan, Ulithi, Manus or Okinawa. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on May 8, 1946. The ship was scrapped in 1970. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Adair received two battle stars.