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USS Fergus was a Gilliam-class attack transport launched on December 24, 1944. It was commissioned on February 20, the following year under Comdr. J. C. Snyder’s command with the hull number APA-82 and it served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on June 25, 1946. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 322 people onboard and had the main missions in San Diego, San Francisco, Guam, Japan, Saipan, Pearl Harbor or Leyte. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List but its faith is unknown.