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USS Nausett (IX-190)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Juliet - Papa
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
USS Nausett (IX-190) was Lend-Lease to the Soviet Union
Mobile Floating Storage Tanker:
Completed in 1918 as the Emergency Fleet Corporation design 1047 tanker W. M. Irish for Atlantic Refining Co., by Bethlehem Steel Shipbuilding Co., Alameda, CA.
Assigned Registry Number (ID-2690) by US Navy
Transferred Lend Lease to the Soviet Union, 23 May 1943 where she served as SS Moskva
Returned to the War Shipping Administration, 28 October1944
Renamed Nausett 29 October 1944
Accepted by the Navy and Commissioned, 8 January 1945, at Pearl Harbor, T.H.
During World War II USS Nausett was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Decommissioned at San Francisco, CA., 12 October 1945
Delivered to the Maritime Commission at the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 24 October 1945
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping to American Iron & Steel Co., Emeryville, CA. for $7,217.60 (PD-X-114), delivered, 27 November 1946
Displacement 4,496 t.(lt) 14,492 t.(fl)
Oil 78,800 Bbls
one single 5"/51 cal single purpose gun mount
one 3"/50 cal dual purpose gun mount
NSFO 10,700 Bbls
one De Laval turbine
three Water tube boilers, 245psi, 400°
double De Laval Main Reduction Gears
two recip-drive 20Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 2,600shp
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||USS Nausett (IX-190) underway while in Soviet Russian naval service as SS Moskva, circa 1944, location unknown.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 89952., courtesy Shipscribe.com.
USS Nausett (IX-190)
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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