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USS Frontier was a Klondike-class destroyer tender launched on March 25, 1945. It was commissioned on March 2, 1946 under Capt. J. S. Crenshaw’s command with the hull number AD-25 and served in the US Navy for 22 years until it was decommissioned on June 28, 1968. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 826 people onboard and had the main missions in San Diego, Long Beach, Yokosuka, Puget Sound, Melbourne or Pearl Harbor. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on December 1, 1972 and sold for scrapping in 1974.