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USS Griggs was a Windsor-class attack transport commissioned on December 14, 1944 under Capt. Arthur C. Wood’s command with the hull number APA-110 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on May 27, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 476 people on board and had the main missions in Norfolk, Ulithi, Galveston, Newport, Eniwetok, Port Hueneme or Okinawa. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on June 19, 1946. Two years later, USS Griggs was sold to Moore-McCormack Lines where it was renamed Mormacrey.