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USS Dane was a Haskell-class attack transport launched on August 9, 1945 and commissioned on October 29, 1945 under Capt. D. K. Day’s command, with the hull number APA-238 and it served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on December 20, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people on board and didn’t participate in the World War II, but it took place in Operation Magic Carpet. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on August 17, 1958.