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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Self-propelled Wooden-hulled Miscellaneous Auxiliary Service Craft:
  • Completed 1915 by John Wilson, Seattle, WA, as the motor cargo vessel Amazon (ON 213611) for Lillico Launch & Tug Co., Seattle, WA
  • Capsized at Tacoma soon after completion, raised, rebuilt and sold to Merchants' Transportation Co., Tacoma, WA. renamed V.P. Handy
  • Sold, date unknown, to Puget Sound Freight Lines, Tacoma, WA, name retained
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 4 January 1943 and placed in service same day as YAG-30, allocated to the 13th Naval District at Seattle
  • YAG-30 provided freight service between Pier 91, Seattle and Bremerton, WA
  • Placed out of service, 26 November 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 05 December 1945
  • To Maritime Commission for sale
  • Removed from MC sale list and returned to Navy as scrap, 03 June 1946
  • Sold by Navy, delivered to buyer, 14 December 1946
    Displacement 105 gross tons
    Length 83.1'
    Beam 24.7'
    Draft 5.4'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion one diesel engine, single propeller, 75bhp

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

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