|Laid down:||25 November 1944|
|Launched:||3 February 1944|
|Commissioned:||2 March 1945|
|Decommissioned:||26 June 1946|
|Struck:||31 July 1946|
|one battle star|
|Name:||ARA Cabo Pio (BDT-10)|
|Acquired:||14 November 1948|
|Out of service:||1981|
|Class and type:||LST-542-class LST|
|Length:||328 ft (100 m)|
|Beam:||50 ft (15 m)|
|Propulsion:||Two diesel engines, two shafts|
|Complement:||7 officers, 204 enlisted|
LST-1044 was laid down on 25 November 1944 at Pittsburgh, Pa., by the Dravo Corporation; launched on 3 February 1945; sponsored by Mrs. J. D. Port; and commissioned on 2 March 1945, Lt. Frank P. Eldredge in command.
Following World War II, LST-1044 performed occupation duty in the Far East and saw service in China until mid-April 1946. She returned to the United States and was decommissioned on 28 June 1946 and struck from the Navy list on 31 July that same year. On January 1948, the ship was sold to Pablo N. Ferrari & Co. for operation, and was transferred to Argentina.