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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Laid down, circa 1944, as the Design 381 Freight-Supply Vessel FS-291 for the US Army at Wheeler Shipbuilding, Whitestone, N.Y.
Launched in 1944
Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps, 12 April 1945
Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps
Commission USAV FS-291 in April 1945
Decommissioned, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 557 gross tons
Speed 12 kts
Freight Capacity unknown
Propulsion two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines, twin screws
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||USAV FS-291 moored inboard of USAV (FS-525, date and location unknown.
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