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USAT Clevedon


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


Transport:
  • Built in 1927 as the Passenger/Cargo ship MV Feltre at Stabilmento Tecnico, Trieste, Italy
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered, date unknown
  • Acquired by Pacific American Fishieries, Inc., date unknown
  • Chartered by the War Department, 25 September 1941
  • Final Disposition, sunk at Yakutat, Alaska, 11 January 1942, damaged beyond economical repair by fire at Yakutat, 3 January 1942
    Specifications:
    Displacement 2,975 gross tons
    Length 430'8"
    Beam 55'5"
    Draft 27'3"
    Speed 11 kts
    Complement
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted, unknown
    Troopship Passenger Capacity 502
    Cargo Capacity 400,777 cu ft
    Cruise Radius 20,000 nm
    Propulsion
    Diesel
    Single shaft

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    Merchant Service
    Clevedon 155k SS Clevedon under way, date and location unknown.
    Photo from "Troopships of World War II"
     

    USAT Clevedon history is from "Troopships of World War II", by Roland W. Charles, Published by The Army Transportation Association, Washington, D.C., 1947
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