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USS Talita was an Acubens-class general stores issue ship laid down on April 23, 1943 and launched on May 12, the same year. It was commissioned on March 4, 1944 and served in the US Navy for 2 years until it was decommissioned on April 9, 1946. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 214 men on board and it had the main missions in New Hebrides, the Solomons, Guadalcanal, Espiritu Santo, Majuro, Ulithi, Manus and Leyte. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on July 17, 1947.