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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
Laid down in 1944 as Y-78 a 183' design 294-ab Coastal Tanker at Odenbach Shipbuilding, Rochester, N.Y.
Launched in 1944
Delivered in June 1944, to the US Army Transportation Corps.
Placed in service, date and location unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Transferred in 1946 to Brazil, reflagged Brazil, named MT Helias
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 632 t.
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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