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USS Corvus was an Artemis-class attack cargo ship launched on September 24, 1944. It was commissioned on November 20, the same year under Comdr. C. M. Gregson’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on March 29, 1946. It carried a complement of 303 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in San Francisco, Leyte, the Philippines, Okinawa and Tinian and it participated only in the World War II. After the decommissioning, USS Corvus was transferred to the Maritime Commission on October 31, 1946. It received 1 battle star for the activity during the World War II.