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USS Pasig (AO-89)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Pasig Class Fleet Oiler:
Built in 1917 as SS J.C. Donnell by Newport News Ship Building & Dry Dock Co., Newport News, VA. for the Atlantic Refining Co., Philadelphia, PA.
SS J.C. Donnell was assigned the Identification number (ID-2250) in 1918
Acquired by the Navy through the War Shipping Administration, 22 January 1943
Commissioned, 22 January 1943, USS Pasig (AO-89), CDR. William G. Fewel, USN, in command
Pasig was intended for use as a storage tank in the South Pacific near New Caledonia but was replaced by concrete barges
Decommissioned, 25 September 1943, and New Caledonia and delivered to WSA the same day
Struck from the Naval Vessel Register 11 October 1943.
Pasig was returned to her owners, name reverted SS James C. Donnell
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1947
Displacement 7,165 t.(lt)
Length 512' 6"
Speed 10.25 kts
one single 4' surface gun mount
one triple expansion reciprocating steam engine
three single ended Scotch boilers, 200psi
single propeller, 2400shp
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||Photo of SS J. C. Donnell from the data card maintained for the ship by the Navy during World War I, may show the tanker fitting out at
Newport News circa January 1918. At that time the Navy assigned her the identification number ID-2250.
US Naval History and Heritage Command (Ships Histories files),
no photo number.
||SS J. C. Donnell in service with the Atlantic Refining Co. circa the 1920s.
This firm used unusually elaborate funnel markings during this period. The oval contains the company's name and, in the middle, the word "oils."
US Navy photo courtesy Shipscribe
USS Pasig (AO-89)
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|01||CDR. Fewel, William Galusha USN (21-a)||22 January 1943 - 25 September 1943|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
Fleet Tankers Association
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 20 February 2015
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