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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 1943 as Y-22 at a 162' design 294-ab Coastal Tanker Levingston Shipbuilding, Co. Orange, TX.
  • Launched in 1943
  • Delivered, 7 September 1943, to the US Army Transportation Corps.
  • Placed in service, date and location unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Sold in 1946 to Panama, named MT Phyrne
  • Resold, date unknown, renamed MT Macta
  • Resold, date unknown, renamed MT Elpida I
  • Resold, date unknown, renamed
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1984
    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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