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USAT State of Virginia
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 Chesapeake Bay steamer SS State of Virginia at Pusey & Jones, Wilmington, DE. for Seaboard Bay Line
Launched, date unknown
Delivered in 1923 to Seaboard Bay Line
Acquired, date unknown, by Baltimore Steam Packet Co.
Purchased, 1 April 1942, by the War Shipping Administration from the Baltimore Steam Packet Co.
Allocated, 1 April 1942, to the War Department, Transportation Corps.
Delivered, 18 February 1947, to the Maritime Commission National Defense Reserve Fleet, Beaumont, TX.
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 24 February 1952 (PD-X-509 dated 17 January 1952) to Bethlehem Steel Corp., for $51,900.00, withdrawn, 24 February 1952
Displacement 1,783 t.(gross)
Passenger Accommodations 524
Cargo Capacity unknown
Fuel Capacity unknown
one 4-cyl reciprocating steam engine
four single end boilers
one propeller, 2,850hp
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