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USS Logan was a Haskell-class attack transport laid down on May 27, 1944 and launched on September 19, the same year. It was commissioned for the first time on October 14, 1944 under Comdr. Joseph H. Foley’s command, with the hull number APA-196 and it served in the US Navy for 6 years until it was decommissioned for the last time on June 14, 1955. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in Santa Barbara, Okinawa, San Francisco, Guam, Japan, Pearl Harbor or Saipan. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on July 1, 1960 and scrapped. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Logan received 2 battle stars and another 1 for the Korean service.