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US Army Coastal Tanker

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Coastal Tanker
  • Laid down in 1942-43 as Y-13 at a 162' design 294-ab Coastal Tanker at Levingston Shipbuilding, Co. Orange, TX.
  • Launched in 1943
  • Delivered, 27 March 1943, to the US Army Transportation Corps.
  • Placed in service, date and location unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Sold in 1946 to Hong Kong buyer, renamed MT Joan Moller
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 484 t.
    Length 162'
    Beam 27'
    Draft 13'
    Speed 9 kts
    Complement 23 (including gun crew of 6)
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Cargo Capacity 280,000 gal.
    Propulsion one 6-cyl diesel engine
    single screw 400shp

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    Y-13 169k US Army Coastal Tanker Y-13 under way, near her builders yard, Levingston Shipbuilding Co. Orange, TX. in March 1943
    Photo from Levingston Shipbuilding Co., Orange, TX.
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    Y-13 190k
    Y-13 140k

    There is no history record available for Y-13 at NavSource
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