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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
USAV FS-319 was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II
Laid down, circa 1944, as the Design 381 Freight-Supply Vessel FS-319 for the US Army at John H. Mathis & Company, Camden, N.J.
Launched in 1944
Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps in October 1944
Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps
Commissioned USAV FS-319, 27 October 1944, at Camden, N.J., LTjg. Sterling M. Anderson, USCG in command
USAV FS-319 departed New York on 11 December 1944 for the Southwest Pacific, where she operated during the war.
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-319 alongside US Army Auxiliary Aircraft Repair Ship USAVCol. Col. Harold B. Wright
(FS-220) at anchor in Manila Harbor, Philippines, 13 May 1046.
US National Archives photo 111-SCA-Album 2926-072 US Army Signal Corps photo SC 243563 now in the collections of the US National Archives
|Vincent M. Solinap
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