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USS Joseph T. Dickman was a Harris- attack transport laid down on July 20, 1920 and launched on July 6, 1921. It was commissioned on June 10, 1941 with the hull number APA-26 and it served in the US Navy for 5 years until it was decommissioned on March 7, 1946. It was reclassified as APA-13 in 1943. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on March 28, 1946 and sold for scrapping in 1947 to Kaiser Corporation. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Joseph T. Dickman received 6 battle stars.