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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Laid down, date unknown, as the coastal passenger liner SS Shawnee at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, VA. for the Clyde Steamship Co.
Launched, 18 April 1927
Delivered, 14 July 1927, to Clyde Steamship Co.
Acquired, 18 December 1941, by the War Shipping Administration from the Agwilines Inc. as a bare bottom charter
Assigned, 18 December 1941, to the Agwilines Inc. under a General Agency Agreement
Allocated, 20 September 1942, to the War Department, Transportation Corps. as a sub bare bottom charter
Re-assigned, 4 March 1946, to the Agwilines Inc. under a General Agency Agreement
Re-delivered, 14 June 1946, to Agwilines Inc.
Sold, 11 March 1947, by Agwilines Inc. to a Panama concern, renamed SS City of Lisbon, reflagged Panama
Resold in September 1947 to a Yugoslavia concern, renamed SS Pantizanka, reflagged Yugoslavia
Final Disposition, exploded, burnt and scrapped in 1949
Displacement 6,209 t.(gross)
Speed 18 kts
Complement and Troop Accommodations
Cargo Capacity unknown
Fuel Capacity unknown
two turbine engines
two propellers, 8,500hp
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||Print of SS Shawnee under way, date and location unknown.
||SS Shawnee under way, prior to World War II, date and location unknown.
Photo courtesy, Shipscribe.com
There is no history record available for USAT Shawnee at NavSource
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
MARAD Vessel History Database
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