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USS Atlantida (IX-108)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Built at Belfast, Ireland, in 1924 by Workman Clark & Co.
Owned and operated by Standard Fruit & Steamship Co.
Acquired from the Maritime Commission by the Navy at Norfolk, VA., and commissioned, USS Atlantida (IX-108), 13 September 1943, LCDR. Thomas N. Saul in command.
USS Atlantida was used as a training ship for the Naval Mine Warfare School, Yorktown, VA.
Decommissioned, 16 May 1944, at Norfolk, VA. and turned over to the Maritime Commission
Struck from the Navy Register, 9 June 1944
Returned to Standard Fruit and Steamship Co. 11 March 1946
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1960
Displacement 3,380 t.
Propulsion system unknown
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Atlantida (IX-108) / USS Essex
DANFS history entry located on the US Naval History and Heritage Command
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 20 January 2012
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