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USAV FS-525


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



USAV FS-525 was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II
Freight-Supply Vessel
  • Laid down, circa 1944, as the Design 381 Freight-Supply Vessel FS-525 for the US Army at Calumet Shipyard, Chicago. IL.
  • Launched in 1944
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps between July and August 1944
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps
  • Commission USAV FS-525, 16 August 1944, LTjg. George C. Steinemann, USCGR in command
  • USAV FS-525 was assigned to duty in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater - Southwest Pacific and Western Pacific areas during World War II
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 557 gross tons
    Length 177'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 12 kts
    Freight Capacity unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines, twin screws
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    22k USAV FS-525 moored outboard of USAV (FS-291, date and location unknown. Tommy Trampp

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