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USS Bosque was a Haskell-class attack transport laid down on August 7, 1944 and launched on October 28, the same year. It was commissioned on December 17, 1944 under Capt. Henry Johnson’s command, with the hull number APA-135 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on March 15, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Ulithi, San Pedro, Guam, Ryukyus, Buckner Bay, Norfolk or Tokyo. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on March 28, 1946 and sold for scrapping in 1973. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Bosque received 1 battle star.