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USAT General Frank M. Coxe

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

  • Laid, 16 July 1921, as the river steamer, ferry General M. Coxe by Charles Ward Engineering Works, Charleston, W. Va., for the US War Department
  • Launched, 3 March 1922
  • Delivered, 22 November 1922, to the US War Department
  • USAT General Frank M. Coxe was assigned to provide transportation service to the military bases in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Decommissioned as surplus in 1947
  • Purchased by Golden Gate Scenic Steamship Line in 1947, renamed SS Frank M. Coxe
  • Converted to a showboat in the 1950s, renamed Pattaya Princess
  • Converted to a floating restaurant in 2007, renamed Sherman
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 175 dwt
    Length 144'
    Beam 28'
    Draft 9'
    Speed 16 mph
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted, unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one steam engine
    two Ward WT boilers
    single shaft, 1,050ihp

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