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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
World War I Victory Medal (with Armed Guard and Transport clasps)

  • Laid down (date unknown) at William Cramp and Son, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Launched in 1902 for the International Mercantile Marine Co.
  • Chartered by the Army Transport Service, 3 June 1917
  • Delivered to the Navy
  • Commissioned USS Finland, 26 April 1917
  • Decommissioned, 16 November 1919
  • Delivered to the War Department
    Displacement 22,400 t.(fl)
    Length 680
    Beam 60' 2"
    Draft 31' 4"
    Speed 16 kts.
    Complement 414
    Armament four single 4" gun mounts, two 1-pdrs
    Propulsion coal fired boilers, steam turbine, single propeller
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    Finland 60k Finland arriving at a US east coast port with US Troops from Europe, circa 1918-19. Paul E. Petoky

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