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USS Triana (IX-223)


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


Triana Class Miscellaneous Unclassified:
  • Laid down, 27 December 1943, as SS Elinor Wylie a Maritime Commission type (EC2-S-C1) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MCE hull 2559) at California Shipbuilding Corp., Los Angeles, CA. for the McCormick Steamship Lines
  • Launched, 24 January 1944
  • Acquired by the Navy from the War Shipping Administration, 24 May 1945
  • Commissioned, USS Triana (IX-223), 24 May 1945, at Pearl Harbor, LT. Wyman W. Hodgkins, USNR, in command
  • Converted to a floating storage ship at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard
  • Decommissioned and returned to the War Shipping Administration, 20 February 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 10 January 1958 to the Learner Co.
    Specifications:
    Displacement 14,230 t.
    Length 441' 6"
    Beam 56' 11"
    Draft 27' 9"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 98
    Armament two single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity 11,800 Bbls
    Propulsion
    one vertical triple expansion reciprocating steam engine
    two Babcock and Wilcox boilers, 250psi 450°
    three recip-drive 20Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 2,500shp

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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