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USS Pavlic was a Buckley-class destroyer escort laid down on September 21, 1943 and launched on December 18, the same year. It was commissioned as a high-speed transport on December 29, 1944 under Lt. Comdr. C. V. Allen’s command with the hull number APD-70 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on November 15, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 186 men on board and it had the main missions in Bermuda, Majuro Atoll, Ryukyu Islands, Hawaii, San Diego, Hagushi, Tokyo or Norfolk. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on April 1, 1967. Three months later, it was sold for scrapping. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Pavlic received 1 battle star.