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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Built in 1919-20 as the laker cargo ship SS Lake Galisteo at Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manitowoc, WI
Launched in 1920
Delivered in June 1920
Named changed to SS Colorado in 1924
Purchased in 1924 by Agwilines Inc.
Acquired, 25 March 1942, at New York, N.Y., by the War Shipping Administration from Agwilines Inc.
Allocated, sub bare bottom charter, 30 November 1942, to the War Department
Redelivered, 17 February 1946 to Agwilines Inc. at Shanghai, China
Sold to a Chinese interest in August 1946, reflagged China, renamed SS Hai Dean
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1954
Displacement 2,689 gross t.
Passenger Capacity unknown
Cargo Capacity 162,727 cu ft
Largest Boom Capacity unknown
Fuel Capacity unknown
one reciprocating steam engine
one propeller 1,550shp
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