Note the ship’s name has been redacted. You can never be too careful.
“USS Harris (APA 2). Mascot “Mr. Chips,” was picked up by a crew member of Harris, a Navy transport, and became the ship’s mascot. He participated in the attack on Attu, and also has a health record, identification card and a dog tag”
USS Harris, formerly the civilian passenger ship, Pine Tree State, was a 21,900-ton “attack transport” who picked up 10 battlestars in WWII. Capable of carrying 1,700 fully-equipped troops, she was present at every significant amphibious operation in the Pacific from the Aleutians through Okinawa, making Chips a hardcore veteran.