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USS Marvin H. McIntyre was a Haskell-class attack transport laid down on May 12, 1944 and launched on September 21, the same year. It was commissioned on November 28, 1944 under Capt. John J. Hourihan’s command, with the hull number APA-129 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on June 6, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Ulithi, Saipan, the Ryukyus, Guam, Norfolk or Seattle. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on June 19, 1946 and scrapped in 1973. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Marvin H. McIntyre received 1 battle star.