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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 (1)
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Presidential Unit Citation - Philippines Liberation Medal (1)
Laid down in 1943 as Y-21 at at a 162' design 294-ab Coastal Tanker Levingston Shipbuilding, Co. Orange, TX.
Launched in 1943
Delivered, 20 August 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-21 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
Placed out of service, date unknown
US Army Coastal Tanker Y-21 earned one battle star for World War II service
Sold in 1946 to Hong Kong buyer, renamed MT Perla
Resold in 1949
Final Disposition, fate unknown
|Campaign and Dates
Lingayen Gulf landings, 4 to 18 January 1945
Displacement 484 t.
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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