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USS Pasig (AO-89)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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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 Galusha 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 was delivered to WSA the same day
Struck from the Naval Vessel Register 11 October 1943.
Pasig was returned to her owners, name reverted SS J.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.
USS Pasig (AO-89)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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Last Updated 28 June 2013
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