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USS Crockett was a Haskell-class attack transport launched on November 28, 1944. It was commissioned on January 18, the following year under Comdr. J. R. Bagshaw’s command, with the hull number APA-148 and it served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on October 15, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Ulithi, Okinawa, San Diego, San Francisco, Norfolk or Seattle. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on October 1, 1958 and sold for scrapping. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Crockett received 1 battle star.