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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
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 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
Displacement 9,660 t.(gross)
Complement and Troop Accommodations
Cargo Capacity unknown
Fuel Capacity unknown
two 8-cyl diesel engines
two propellers, 6,800hp
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