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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal
USAV FP/FS-177 was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II
Freight-Personnel / Freight-Supply Vessel
Laid down, circa 1942-43, as Design 330 Freight-Personnel Vessel FP-177, at Higgins Industries, New Orleans, LA.
Launched in 1944
Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps between April and May 1944
Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps
Commission USAV FP-177, 20 May 1944, with a Coast Guard crew
Redesignated Freight-Supply FS-177, date unknown
USAV FP/FS-177 was assigned to duty in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater during World War II including the Philippines
Final Disposition, caught fire and sank, 17 July 1972, without loss of life in the southern Philippines.
Displacement 557 gross tons
Speed 12 kts
Freight Capacity unknown
two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines
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||USAV FS-177 at anchor in Manila Bay, Philippines, date unknown.
There is no history record available for USAV FP/FS-177 at NavSource
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