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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
USAT Horace Luckenbach
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of Awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal- Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Laid down, circa 1918 as SS Eastern Trader, a USSB type-1124 Passenger-Cargo Liner, at Asano Shipbuilding Co., Taurumi, Japan
Launched, date unknown
Delivered to the United States Shipping Board (USSB) in 1919,
Sold in 1923 to to the Luckenbach Steam Ship Co., renamed SS Horace Luckenbach
Taken over by the United States Maritime Commission, circa 1940
Allocated by the War Shipping Administration in 1940
Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps, Commissioned USAT Horace Luckenbach
Returned to her owners, circa 1946
Sold in 1947 to G. Costa, renamed SS Giovanna C., reflagged Italy, served as a cargo-passenger liner until 1949 when she was converted to an immigrant
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1953 at La Spezia, Italy
Displacement 12,600 t.
Troopship Passenger Capacity unknown
Cargo Capacity unknown
Cruise Radius unknown
Propulsion two triple expansion reciprocating engines, 4,200 hp
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||Deck Plans for SS Eastern Trader a United States Shipping Board Type-1124 cargo ship.
||Ex-SS Eastern Trader underway while in service as the Luckenbach Lines passenger-cargo liner SS Horace Luckenbach underway date and location unknown
||Ex-SS Horace Luckenbach underway while in the service of Costa Lines passenger-cargo liner SS Giovanna C.
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Last Updated 22 March 2019
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