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USS Hyde was a Haskell-class attack transport launched on October 30, 1944. It was commissioned on November 26, the same year under Capt. E. F. May’s command, with the hull number APA-173 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on May 14, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Eniwetok, San Francisco, Seattle, Pearl Harbor, Manila, Okinawa or Norfolk. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on June 5, 1946. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Hyde received 1 battle star.