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US Army Coastal Tanker
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2)
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation - Philippines Liberation Medal (2)
Laid down in 1943 as Y-6 a 180' design 294-ab Coastal Tanker at Odenbach Shipbuilding, Rochester, N.Y.
Launched in 1943
Delivered June 1943, to the US Army Transportation Corps.
Placed in service with a Coast Guard crew, date and location unknown
During World War II US Army Coastal Tanker Y-6 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Sold private in 1946 named Islander
US Army Coastal Tanker Y-6 earned two battle stars for World War II service
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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Battle of Surigao Strait, 25-26 October 1944
Lingayen Gulf landings, 4 to 18 January 1945
Displacement 630 t.
Speed 9 kts
Complement 23 (including gun crew of 6)
Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
Cargo Capacity 280,000 gal.
Propulsion two 6-cyl diesel engines
twin screws, 480shp
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