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USS Neshoba was a Haskell-class attack transport launched on October 7, 1944. It was commissioned on November 16, the same year under Comdr. Martin J. Drury’s command, with the hull number APA-216 and it served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on December 4, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 536 people onboard and had the main missions in California, Okinawa, San Pedro, Leyte, San Diego, San Francisco, Eniwetok, Saipan or Ulithi. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on October 1, 1958 and sold for scrapping in 1975. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Neshoba received 1 battle star.