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USS Jekyl (AKL-6)
USS Jekyl (AG-135) (1947 - 1949)
US Army FS-282 (1944 - 1947)
USAV FS-267 Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Camano Class Light Cargo Ship:
Laid down, 1944, at Wheeler Shipbuilding Corp., Whitestone, Long Island, N.Y.
Delivered to the US Army, as Small Freighter FS-282, date unknown
Acquired by the US Navy, 22 February 1947, at Apra, Guam, Marianas Islands
Commissioned, Miscellaneous Auxiliary, USS Jekyl (AG-135), 2 May 1947, LT. F.E. Richards in command
Reclassified Light Cargo Ship, (AKL-6), 31 March 1949
Decommissioned, 12 April 1950, at Seattle, WA.
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Columbia River Group, Astoria, OR.
Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown)
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 18 May 1960
Displacement 520 t.
Speed 12 kts.
two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 Diesel engines
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USS Jekyl (AG-135 / AKL-6)
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