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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 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)
    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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    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.
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