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USAT Haleakala

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

  • Laid, 16 May 1922, as the inter-island passenger and cargo steamer SS Haleakala by Sun Shipbuilding, Chester, PA. for the Inter-Island Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., Honolulu, T.H>
  • Launched, 18 September 1922
  • Delivered, 15 February 1923 to Inter-Island Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
  • Acquired by the War Shipping Administration, as a bare-bottom charter, 1 May 1942 and turned over to the War Department as a sub bare bottom charter the same day
  • Converted to a troop transport and commissioned, date unknown, by the US Army Transportation Corp., as USAT Haleakala
  • Returned, 22 July 1946 to Inter-Island Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
  • Sold, 15 February 1949, to Far East Panamanian Steam Navigation Co., Shanghai, reflagged Panama, renamed SS Tasikmalaja
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping in 1951
    Displacement 3,679 t. (gross)
    Length 345'
    Beam 46'
    Draft 32'
    Speed 16 mph
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted, unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one reciprocating steam engine
    single shaft, 2,500hp

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