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USAT North Coast

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 passenger/cargo ship SS Carabobo at New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J. for the Red D. Line
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered in 1937 to the Grace Line
  • Sold, date unknown, to Northlands Transportation Co., renamed SS North Coast
  • Acquired, 18 December 1941, by the War Shipping Administration from the Northlands Transportation Co. as a bare bottom charter
  • Allocated, date unknown, to the War Department, Transportation Corps. as a sub bare bottom charter
  • Re-delivered, 8 April 1946 to the Northlands Transportation Co.
  • Sold in 1946, renamed SS Mayon
  • Final Disposition, burnt and scrapped in 1955
    Displacement 2,916 t.(gross)
    Length 305'
    Beam 48'
    Draft 22'
    Speed 12.5 kts
    Complement and Troop Accommodations
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Armament unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    two turbines
    two propellers, 2,200hp

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    North Coast 31k USAT North Coast in Alaskan waters, date and location unknown.
    Alaskan Steamship Company Collection Identifier UAF 1987-175-808
    Alaska and Polar Regions Collection
    Elmer E. Rusmuson Library of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks

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