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USS Wyandot was an Andromeda-class attack cargo ship laid down on May 6,1944 and launched on June 28, 1944 with the hull number AKA-92. It was commissioned on September 30, 1944 under Comdr. E. G. Howard’s command and served in the US Navy for 15 years until it was decommissioned for the first time on July 10, 1959. The second time it was commissioned it was in November 1961 and served in the US Navy for another 14 years until October 31, 1975. It carried a complement of 368 men on board. During this period, the ship operated in the Hawaiian Islands, Pearl Harbor, Marshall Islands, Mariana Islands, Okinawa, San Pedro. It was struck from the Navy List on July 10, 1959. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Wyandot received 1 battle star.