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USS Hecuba was an Acubens-class general stores issue ship launched on November 6, 1944. It was commissioned on April 21, 1945 under Comdr. N. H. Castle’s command and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on March 26, 1947. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 195 men on board and it had the main missions in New Orleans, Pearl Harbor, Eniwetok, Ulithi, Leyte or Okinawa. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List and sold for scrapping on October 19, 1964.