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  • USS Trousdale (AKA-79) was a Tolland-class attack cargo ship of the United States Navy named after Trousdale County, Tennessee. She was designed to carry military cargo and landing craft, and to use the latter to land weapons, supplies, and Marines on enemy shores during amphibious operations. She served as a commissioned ship for 16 months. Trousdale was laid down as a Type C2-S-AJ3 ship under a Maritime Commission contract on 22 April 1944 at Wilmington, North Carolina, by the North Carolina Shipbuilding Co.; launched on 3 July 1944; sponsored by Mrs. J. R. Craig; delivered to the Navy under loan-charter on 24 July 1944; and commissioned at Hoboken, N.J., on 21 December 1944, Lt. Comdr. William J. Lane, USNR, in command.

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