From The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships


An island off the coast of North Carolina.

The second Colington was launched 13 January 1945 by American Bridge Co.,
Ambridge, Pa.; and commissioned 21 February 1945 as LST-1085 After serving with
the navy occupation forces in Asia after World War II, she was reclassified
AG-148 on 27 January and named Colington on 1 February 1949. She was again
reclassified to AKS-29 on 18 August 1951 and stricken from the Navy List 1 April
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Date: 11 Dec 1998