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USS Mifflin was a Haskell-class attack transport laid down on May 15, 1944 and launched on August 7, the same year. It was commissioned on October 11, 1944 under Comdr. Louis J. Modave’s command, with the hull number APA-207 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on July 5, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Okinawa, San Francisco, Saipan, Iwo Jima, Maui, Tinian or New Hebrides. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on October 1, 1958. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Mifflin received 2 battle stars.