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USAV Elizabeth Monroe Smith (FS-90)
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USAV Elizabeth Monroe Smith (FP-90)


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


Freight-Personnel / Freight-Supply Vessel
  • Built in 1915 by New Jersey Drydock Co., Elizabeth, N.J.
  • Launched in 1915
  • Delivered in 1915 to Sanitary Association of Philadelphia
  • Requisitioned by the War Shipping Administration in 1940
  • Acquired by the US Army Transportation Corps and commissioned USAV Elizabeth Monroe Smith (FP-90)
  • Elizabeth Monroe Smith (FP-90) was assigned to transportation duties in the Philadelphia area during World War II
  • Decommissioned and retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Sold, date unknown, renamed Bojangles 1841
  • sold in 1950. renamed Quonset 1950
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown, deleted in the 1990s
    Specifications:
    Displacement 336 t.
    Length 180'
    Beam 29'
    Draft 8'
    Speed unknown
    Freight Capacity unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion
    reciprocating steam engine, 750hp
    single screw

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    Elizabeth Monroe Smith
    300709003
    199k Steamer Elizabeth Monroe Smith underway between Philadelphia and Soupy Island, 19 July 1933.
    Photo # MS0092 - Mariner's Museum and Park, Newport News, VA., Mariner's Blog - "Pandemics and ... Soupy Island"
    John Spivey
    Elizabeth Monroe Smith
    300709001
    203k Steamer Elizabeth Monroe Smith moored in the city of Philadelphia, 4 July 1937.
    Photo # MS0090 - Mariner's Museum and Park, Newport News, VA., Mariner's Blog - "Pandemics and ... Soupy Island"
    John Spivey
    Elizabeth Monroe Smith
    300709002
    192k Steamer Elizabeth Monroe Smith underway between Philadelphia and Soupy Island, 4 July 1937.
    Photo # MS0092 - Mariner's Museum and Park, Newport News, VA., Mariner's Blog - "Pandemics and ... Soupy Island"
    John Spivey

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