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USAT Shawnee

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 the Panamanian Iberian Star Line, renamed SS City of Lisbon, reflagged Panama
  • Resold in September 1947 to a Yugoslavia concern, renamed SS Partizanka, reflagged Yugoslavia
  • Final Disposition, exploded and burnt while undergoing repairs in a shipyard at Split, Yugoslavia in August 1949, scrapped in 1949
    Displacement 6,209 t.(gross)
    Length 409'
    Beam 62'
    Draft 31'
    Speed 18 kts
    Complement and Troop Accommodations
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Armament unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    two turbine engines
    two propellers, 8,500hp

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    Pre WWII Merchant Service Clyde-Mallory Lines
    Shawnee 79k Print of SS Shawnee under way, date and location unknown.  
    Shawnee 89k SS Shawnee under way, prior to World War II, date and location unknown.
    Photo courtesy,
    USAT Shawnee
    Shawnee 246k Certificate issued to PFC Raymond S. Dziama aboard USAT Shawnee for crossing the Equator on 14 July 1944. Shawnee served in both the Europe-Africa-Middle East and Asiatic-Pacific Theaters during WWII. She made at least one crossing from Boston to Cardiff Wales on 22 October 1943. She carried the 430th AAA AW Mobile Battalion. Tommy Trampp
    Post WWII Merchant Service
    Shawnee 432k Post card image of the Iberian Star Lines passenger liner SS City of Lisbon underway. Owned by a Panamanian shipping company SS City of Lisbon operated out of Lisbon Portugal. Tommy Trampp
    Shawnee 256k 149 Maltese immigrants land in Sydney from Yugoslavian immigrent SS Partizanka, 13 December 1948. Maltese immigration to Australia Tommy Trampp

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