USS Sphinx (ARL-24) was laid down as a United States Navy LST-542-class tank landing ship but converted to one of 39 Achelous-class repair ships that were used for repairing landing craft during World War II. Named for the Sphinx (a mythical monster formed by joining the body of a lion and the head of a human), she was the only US Naval vessel to bear the name.

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  • USS Sphinx (ARL-24) was laid down as a United States Navy LST-542-class tank landing ship but converted to one of 39 Achelous-class repair ships that were used for repairing landing craft during World War II. Named for the Sphinx (a mythical monster formed by joining the body of a lion and the head of a human), she was the only US Naval vessel to bear the name. (en)
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  • 1944-12-12 (xsd:date)
  • 1945-05-10 (xsd:date)
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  • 1947-05-26 (xsd:date)
  • 1956-01-31 (xsd:date)
  • 1971-09-30 (xsd:date)
  • 1989-06-16 (xsd:date)
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  • 1944-10-20 (xsd:date)
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  • 1950-11-03 (xsd:date)
  • 1967-12-16 (xsd:date)
  • 1985-07-26 (xsd:date)
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  • *Abandoned atBaltimore, Maryland, 2007
  • *Custody transferred for donation, 2 December 2002
  • *Sold for scrapping, 24 August 2007
  • Laid up in thePacific Reserve Fleet,San DiegoGroup
  • Towed for scrapping, 1 December 2007
  • * Laid up in theNational Defense Reserve Fleet,James River Group,Lee Hall, Virginia, 15 June 1990
  • *Maritime Administration(MARAD) retained title and withdrew it from donation, April 2007
  • Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, San Diego Group
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  • USS Sphinx (ARL-24) was laid down as a United States Navy LST-542-class tank landing ship but converted to one of 39 Achelous-class repair ships that were used for repairing landing craft during World War II. Named for the Sphinx (a mythical monster formed by joining the body of a lion and the head of a human), she was the only US Naval vessel to bear the name. (en)
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  • USS Sphinx (ARL-24) (en)
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  • * Sphinx (en)
  • * LST-963 (en)
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