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USNS Sgt. Andrew Miller (T-AK-242)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Juliet - Romeo - Tango
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Top Row - National Defense Service Medal
Second Row - Korean Service Medal (2) - Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Op. Frequent Wind) - Vietnam Service Medal (1)
Bottom Row - United Nations Service Medal - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal - Republic of Korea War Service Medal
USAT Andrew Miller was transferred to MSTS and designated USNS Andrew Miller (T-AK-242)
Boulder Victory Class Cargo Ship:
Laid down, 22 February 1945, as SS Radcliffe Victory, a Maritime Commission type (VC2-S-AP2) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MCV 743), at Permanente Metals Corp., Richmond, CA.
Launched, 4 April 1945
Delivered to the War Shipping Administration (WSA), 28 April 1945, for operation by American-West African Line Inc.
Returned to the WSA at the end of WWII
Acquired by the US Army Transportation Service, 26 July 1946
Renamed USAT Sgt. Andrew Miller, 31 October 1947
Transferred to the US Navy, 1 March 1950
Placed in service by the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) as USNS Sgt. Andrew Miller (T-AK-242)
During the Korean War USNS Andrew Miller participated in the following campaigns:
Korean War Campaigns
Placed out of service, date unknown
Transferred to the Maritime Administration (MARAD), 22 March 1976, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 16 January 1981
Final Disposition, trade out for scrapping, 21 November 1983, to Kurz Marine Inc., resold to Andy Exports Inc. for scrapping
|Campaign and Dates
||Campaign and Dates
|North Korean Aggression, 4 August 1950
||Communist China Aggression, 10 to 20 December 1950
Displacement 15,589 t.(fl)
Draft 29' 2"
Speed 15.5 kts.
Propulsion steam turbine, single screw, 8,500shp
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||USNS Sgt. Andrew Miller (T-AK-242)) moored at the Port of Los Angeles, date unknown.
Photo by Ships Photographers, San Pedro, CA.
|Dick and Pat Morales for their uncle Jimmie Gilbert, USNS Sgt. Andrew Miller
View USNS Sgt. Andrew Miller's service during Operation "Frequent Wind" by Eugene A. Kaptur, MSgt, USMC (Ret)
View the Sgt. Andrew Miller (T-AK-242)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
No Information Available
Last Updated 30 November 2009
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