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USS Cullman was a Gilliam-class attack transport launched on November 17, 1944. It was commissioned on February 25, the following year under Lt. Comdr. W. B. Dell’s command with the hull number APA-78 and it served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on May 22, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 322 people onboard and had the main missions in San Francisco, San Diego, Eniwetok, Ulithi, Okinawa, Guam or Hong Kong. After the decommissioning, the ship was sold for scrapping in 1965.