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USS Troilus was an Artemis-class attack cargo ship laid down on March 18, 1945 and launched on May 11, the same year. It was commissioned on June 8, 1945 under Lt. Comdr. Nathan McKenzie’s command and served in the US Navy for 1 year until it was decommissioned on June 14, 1946. It carried a complement of 303 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in Norfolk, Philippine Islands, the Marianas, Nagoya, Wakayama or Subic Bay. After the decommissioning, USS Troilus was struck from the Naval Register on July 8, 1946 and sold for scrapping on April 17, 1967.