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USS Devosa was an Artemis-class attack cargo ship launched on October 12, 1944. It was commissioned on November 30, the same year under Comdr. R. C. Wilkinson’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 2, 1946. It carried a complement of 303 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in Pearl Harbor, Tulagi, Okinawa, Florida Islands, San Francisco, Saipan, San Pedro and it participated only in the World War II. After the decommissioning, USS Devosa was transferred to the Maritime Commission the same day as a training vessel. It received 1 battle star for the activity during the World War II.