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USAT Puebla


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


Transport:
  • Laid down, date unknown, as the passenger ship SS Orinoco at Bremer Vulcan, Vegesak, Germany
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered in 1928
  • Sold, date unknown, to Mexican owners, renamed MV Puebla
  • Leased, date unknown, by International Shipping Co.
  • Acquired, 28 March 1942, by the War Shipping Administration from the International Shipping Co. at Tampico, Mex. as a sub bare bottom charter
  • Assigned, 28 March 1942, to Moore McCormack Lines under a General Agency Agreement
  • Allocated, 15 November 1942, to the War Department, Transportation Corps.
  • Delivered, 5 June 1946, the War Shipping Administration Maritime Commission National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River, Lee Hall, VA.
  • Assigned, 9 May 1946, to Dichman, Wright & Pugh under a General Agency Agreement
  • Re-delivered, 7 September 1946 to T.N. Epiphaniades for the International Shipping Co.
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 9,660 t.(gross)
    Length 484'
    Beam 61'
    Draft 38'
    Speed unknown
    Complement and Troop Accommodations
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Armament unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    Propulsion
    two 8-cyl diesel engines
    two propellers, 6,800hp

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