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USS Geneva was a Gilliam-class attack transport launched on January 31, 1945. It was commissioned on March 22, 1945 under Comdr. Peter J. Neimo’s command, with the hull number APA-86 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on January 23, 1947. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 849 people onboard and had the main missions in Hawaii, Buckner Bay, Kwajalein, China, Luzon, Japan, Cebu or Okinawa. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on February 25, 1947 and sold for scrapping in 1966.