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USS Whidbey (AG-141)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - China Service Medal (extended) - National Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - Korean Service Medal - United Nations Service Medal - Republic of Korea War Service Medal (retroactive)
Whidbey Class Miscellaneous Auxiliary:
Laid down in 1944, at Decatur, AL.
Delivered to the US Army, as FS-395, 2 January 1945
Acquired by the US Navy, 22 February 1947, at NOB Subic Bay, Philippine Islands
Commissioned, Miscellaneous Auxiliary, USS Whidbey (AG-141), 8 August 1947, at NOB Guam, Marianas, Chief Boatswain J. W. Jamieson in command
USS Whidbey was assigned to China service in the Far East for the following periods:
China Service Medal (extended)
|17 January to 17 May 1952
|2 June to 31 July 1952
|30 August to 6 October 1952
Decommissioned, 16 November 1964, at Astoria, OR.
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Columbia River Group, Astoria, OR.
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 May 1969
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 31 May 1969, to Albert Heller.
Displacement 540 t.(lt) 935 t.(fl)
Speed 19 kts.
Propulsion two 500hp GE diesel engines, twin screws
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||USS Whidbey (AG-141) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
||USS Whidbey (AG-141) moored, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from DANFS, October 1948 issue
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
USS Whidbey (AG-141)
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|01||CHBOSN. Jamieson, J. W., USN||8 August 1947 - ?|
|02||LT. Gergen, Peter Edward,USN||1950 - December 1951|
|03||LTjg. Bean, Francis Thayer, USN||December 1951 - June 1952|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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