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USAT Madison

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 the coastal passenger liner SS Madison at Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock, Newport News, VA. for Old Dominion Navigation Co.
  • Launched, 8 October 1910
  • Delivered, 31 January 1911, to Old Dominion Navigation Co.
  • Sold, date unknown, to Eastern Steamship Co. Inc.
  • Acquired, 23 March 1942, by the War Shipping Administration, as a bare bottom charter
  • Assigned, 23 March 1942, to Eastern Steamship Co., Inc. under a General Agency Agreement
  • Sub bare bottom charter, 11 May 1943, to the War Department, Transportation Corps.
  • Returned, 31 July 1946 to Eastern Steamship Co., Inc., under a General Agency Agreement
  • Redelivered, 8 January 1947, to Eastern Steamship Co., Inc.
  • Sold, date unknown, to Compania Armadora Caribena, S. A. of Panama
  • Final Disposition, scrapped, date unknown
    Displacement 3,734 t.(gross)
    Length 359'
    Beam 42'
    Draft 36'
    Speed unknown
    Complement and Troop Accommodations
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Armament unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    one reciprocating steam engine
    one propeller, 3,500hp

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