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IX-75 John M. Howard
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Built in 1934 as Elsie Fenimore for E.R. Fenimore Johnson
Purchased by the Maritime Commission, 3 July1942, from her owner
Acquired by US Navy the same day
Placed in service at Philadelphia, 29 July 1942
Renamed John M. Howard, 17 August 1942
Commissioned, USS John M. Howard (IX-75), 1 September 1942, at Washington, D.C.
Decommissioned, 9 May 1945, at Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
Placed in service until 16 November 1945
Placed out of service, 24 January 1946, and returned to the Maritime Commission for disposal
Displacement 94 t.
Speed 9 kts.
Propulsion system unknown
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