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US Army Spare Parts Depot Ship
MV Blenheim


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


Spare Parts Depot Ship
  • Built in 1923 at Deutsche Werft A. G. Hamburg, Germany
  • SS Blenheim was confiscated by the War Shipping Administration by Executive Order, 31 December 1941, at San Juan, Puerto Rico and allocated, to the Waterman Steam Ship Co., under a General Agency Agreement
  • Reallocated to the War Department, 25 May 1945
  • Converted to a Spare Parts Depot Ship, location unknown
  • During World War II MV Blenheim was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Returned to the War Administration, 26 May 1947, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Olympia, WA.
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 7 May 1948, to Walter W. Johnson (PD-X-443) for $41,500, withdrawn from the Reserve Fleet, 19 January 1949
    Specifications:
    Displacement 5,097 t. gross
    Length 398'
    Beam 53'
    Draft 38'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cargo Capacity 431,305 cu. ft.
    Armament unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    Propulsion
    two 6-cyl Diesel engines
    two shafts, 2,320shp

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