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USS Majaba (AG-43) (1942 - 1942)
November - Juliet - Delta - Foxtrot
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
Completed in July 1919 as SS at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland, OR.
Delivered the (USSB) United States Shipping Board
Acquired by the E. K. Wood Lumber Co., in 1923, renamed SS El Capitan
Acquired by the US Navy, 23 April 1942, under charter from E.K. Wood Lumber Co., San Francisco, CA.
Commissioned USS Majaba (AG-43), 23 April 1942
During World War II USS Majaba was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Decommissioned and placed in service as Majaba (IX-102), 1 July 1943
Placed out of service, 14 March 1946, at NOB Subic Bay, Luzon, P.I.and delivered to the WSA
Struck from the Naval Register, 28 March 1946
Return to the E. K. Wood Lumber Co., renamed SS El Capitan
SS El Capitan was reported lost in March 1946, cause unknown
USS Majaba received one battle star for World War II service
|Campaign and Dates
|Capture and defense of Guadalcanal
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 2 November 1942 to 8 February 1943
Displacement 5,070 t.
Beam 44' 1"
Draft 17' 11"
Speed 12 kts.
Cargo Capacity 13,400 Cu. ft.
Armament one single 3"/23 gun mount
AG-43 unknown, single propeller
IX-102 non-self propelled
one Diesel 20Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generator
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|01||LCDR. Graham Jr., William Walter||11 May 1942 - 17 May 1942|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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Last Updated 21 May 2010
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