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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Built in 1934 by Craig Shipbuilding Co., Long Beach, CA.
Acquired by the Navy from the Maritime Commission 1 February 1942
Placed in service, as Geoanna (IX-61), 19 February 1942
Turned over to the US Coast Guard, 2 July 1943
Turned over to the US Army, 3 September 1943, Designated TP-249
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Length 111' 6"
Beam 22' 6"
Draft 14' 9"
Speed 8 kts.
Propulsion sail, with a 4-cylinder auxiliary diesel engine, single propeller
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||US Army Communications Ship Geoanna (TP-249) at anchor, date and place unknown.
||Photo courtesy of the Lt. Col. O. H. Davidsmeyer collection.
||Illustrated dust jacket for the novel "Schooner G.l." with an image of the US Army Communications Ship Geoanna at anchor in a cove at Morotai, Dutch East Indies in November 1944.
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
AboutWW2.com: WWII Pictures of the Pacific
Last Updated 2 May 2014
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