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USS Feland was a Doyen-class attack transport launched on November 10, 1942. It was commissioned on June 21, 1943 under Capt. C. A. Mission’s command with the hull number APA-11 and it served in the US Navy for 3 years until it was decommissioned on March 15, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 453 people onboard and had the main missions in Tarawa, Pearl Harbor, Ulithi, Saipan, Leyte or Eniwetok. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and scrapped in 1964. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Feland received 5 battle stars and many awards.