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19 Apr 1946
  • USS Makin Island was decommissioned from service at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Washington, United States. ww2dbase [Makin Island | DS]
United States
  • Escort carrier Wake Island was sold for scrap to the Boston Metals Company of Baltimore, Maryland, United States. ww2dbase [Wake Island | CPC]

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