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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
World War I Victory Medal
Laid down, date unknown as SS Kong See at R. W. Hawthorn Shipbuilding Co., Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
Launched in 1878
Purchased by the Quartermaster Department, 28 March 1901 from Mr. Warner Barnes at Hong Kong
Assigned to the U.S. Army Transport Service
Further assigned to the Philippine Inter-Island Service with homeport at Manila, P.I.
Renamed USAT Liscum in honor of Col. Emerson H. Liscum, commander of the 9th Infantry, who was killed in action 13 July 1900 at Tientsen, China
Generally transported troops and supplies between garrisons in the Philippines, but made occasional voyages to transfer troops and supplies to garrisons in China
Sold, 15 May 1923, at Manila, renamed SS Nuestre Seņora de Alba
Renamed as SS Yung Shun in 1934
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1939
Displacement 1,072 t.
Passenger capacity unknown
Fuel Capacities unknown
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||USAT Liscum underway, date and location unknown.
US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol.4., US National Archives RG-92 Records of the Quartermaster General
|US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol.4.
USAT Liscum history is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol 4
|Army Transportation Service Ship's Masters|
|01||CAPT. Barclay, W.C., A.T.S.||6 December 1914 - November 1920
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