USS Crosley (APD-87)
Lambert M. SurhoneISBN: 978-3-6399-9969-3;
USS Crosley (APD-87) was a Crosley-class high speed transport that served in the United States Navy during World War II. She was laid down as Rudderow-class destroyer escort Crosley (DE-226) on 16 October 1943 at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and launched on 12 February 1944. She was converted to a Crosley-class high speed transport before her construction was complete, and commissioned on 22 October 1944. During World War II, she was assigned to the Pacific Theater and participated in the Battle of Okinawa. She was decommissioned on 15 November 1946 and laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet at Green Cove Springs, Florida. She was stricken from the Naval Register on 1 June 1960, and transferred to Ecuador as a power hulk.
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