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USS Jerauld was a Haskell-class attack transport launched on November 3, 1944. It was commissioned on November 28, the same year under Comdr. R. E. Perry’s command, with the hull number APA-174 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on May 6, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Saipan, San Francisco, Seattle, Pearl Harbor, Manila, Okinawa or Norfolk. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Jerauld received 1 battle star.