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USS Collingsworth was a Haskell-class attack transport laid down on October 6, 1944 and launched on December 2, the same year. It was commissioned on February 27, 1945 under Capt. C. H. Anderson’s command, with the hull number APA-146 and it served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on March 17, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Ulithi, Saipan, Ulithi, Tacoma, Norfolk, Tsingtao or Seattle. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on March 28, 1946 and sold for scrapping in 1983.