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USAV Morrow (HA-2)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Aircraft Retrieving Vessel
  • Laid down in 1942 as HA-2 as a "Design No. 210, 150 Foot Steel Diesel Retrieving Vessel" at Sturgeon Bay Shipbuilding & Dry Dock, Sturgeon Bay, WI.
  • Launched in 1942-43
  • Delivered, in January 1943, to the US Army Quartermaster Corps.
  • Placed in service date unknown
  • Named Morrow (HA-2), date unknown
  • During World War II USAV Morrow (HA-2) was assigned to the Alaskan area
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 483 t.
    Length 158'3"
    Beam 32'
    Draft 8'
    Speed unknown
    Largest Boom Capacity 30 t.
    Complement unknown
    Cargo Capacity 500 t.
    four 20mm AA gun mounts
    Propulsion two 300hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines
    twin screws

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    194k USAV Morrow (HA-2) moored pierside in Alaska, date unknown. John Spivey

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