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USS Audubon was a Haskell-class attack transport laid down on October 21, 1944 and launched on December 3, the same year. It was commissioned on December 20, 1944 under Capt. J. F. Goodwin’s command, with the hull number APA-149 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on February 19, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Hagushi, Okinawa, San Pedro, Saipan, Norfolk or Yokosuka. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List in 1946 and sold for scrapping on April 9, 1973 to Union Metals & Alloys Corporation in New York. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Audubon received 1 battle star.