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USAT LT. Col. Robert E. Shannon
USAT Melrose

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

  • Laid down, date unknown, as New York City Governors Island Ferry Melrose at Todd Shipyards, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered in 1929
  • Acquired, date unknown, by the War Department, Transportation Corps.
  • Renamed, date unknown, USAT LT. Col. Robert E. Shannon
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 593 t.(gross)
    Length 138'
    Beam 38'
    Draft 15'
    Speed unknown
    Complement and Troop Accommodations
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Armament unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    two reciprocating steam engines
    two propeller

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