Stuff You Should Know
USS Fillmore was a Gilliam-class attack transport launched on January 4, 1945. It was commissioned on February 25, the same year under Comdr. L. E. Divoll’s command with the hull number APA-83 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on January 24, 1947. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 322 people onboard and had the main missions in Ulithi, San Francisco, Guam, Japan, Saipan or Biak. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold for scrapping in 1966.