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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Wooden-Hulled House Boat
  • Built, date and location unknown
  • Built for Knappton Towboat Co., Knappton, WA, as barge K.T. No.9 (probably undocumented)
  • Acquired by the US Navy, circa 1944
  • Allocated to the Thirteenth Naval District, used for berthing in Portland, OR, area
  • Placed out of service, 10 December 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 03 January 1946
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, April 1947
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 200 tons
    Length 110'
    Beam 36'
    Draft 7'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion none

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

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