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US Army Coastal Tanker

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Coastal Tanker
  • Laid down in 1944 as Y-74 a 183' design 294-ab Coastal Tanker at Odenbach Shipbuilding, Rochester, N.Y.
  • Launched in 1944
  • Delivered in May 1944, to the US Army Transportation Corps.
  • Placed in service, date and location unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Delivered by the War Department, 1 March 1945, to the War Shipping Administration at Oran, Algeria
  • Assigned to American Export Lines, 1 March 1945, under a General Agency Agreement
  • Redelivered, 1 June 1946, to the War Department, at Casablanca Morocco
  • Transferred in 1946 to Morocco, reflagged Morocco, named MT Fedala
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 632 t.
    Length 183'
    Beam 30'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 9 kts
    Complement 23 (including gun crew of 6)
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Cargo Capacity 280,000 gal.
    two 4-cyl diesel engines
    two screws 700shp

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