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USAT Liscum


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World War I Victory Medal
Transport
  • 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
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,072 t.
    Length 248'
    Beam 31'2"
    Draft 19'9"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Passenger capacity unknown
    Fuel Capacities unknown
    Propulsion unknown
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    Liscum 75k 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
    01CAPT. Barclay, W.C., A.T.S.6 December 1914 - November 1920

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