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SPHINX (ARL-24) class

Country of Origin: USA

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 0 INTELLIGENCE COLLECTION SHIP (AGI)

 Name     Hull No.   Launched   Commissioned   Status
 SPHINX   ARL-24     1944       1944           Museum
   (ex-LST 963)

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The SPHINX was the last of several score LSTs (tank landing ships) converted to various types of repair (ARL) and support ships remaining on the Naval Register (see Status, below). She was recommissioned on March 30, 1985, reportedly for employment as an intelligence collection ship to operate off Central America to...

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