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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)
Speed 18 kts
Complement and Troop Accommodations
Cargo Capacity unknown
Fuel Capacity unknown
two turbine engines
two propellers, 8,500hp
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| Pre WWII Merchant Service
||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
||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.
Post WWII Merchant Service
||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.
||149 Maltese immigrants land in Sydney from Yugoslavian immigrent SS Partizanka, 13 December 1948.
Maltese immigration to Australia
There is no history record available for USAT Shawnee at NavSource
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