Brooks (APD 10), Puget Sound Navy Yard, 4 January 1943.
Seventeen flush-deckers were awarded nineteen Navy Unit Commendations containing a total of 94 citations for action in World War II: fast transports (APD) Manley, Stringham, McKean, Kilty, Ward, Crosby, Brooks, Gilmer and Sands; minelayer Montgomery and fast minesweepers (DMS) Hamilton, Hopkins (two awards), Hovey (two awards), Long, Southard, Zane and Trever.