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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 1929 as tank barge L T C No.1 at Bethlehem Steel Co., Quincy, MA.
  • Launched in 1930
  • Delivered, 30 May 1930, to Lake Tankers, Co.
  • Acquired by the US Army in 1943
  • Placed in service as Y-126, date and location unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Transferred to Greece in 1948, reflagged Greece, named MT Orion
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 548 t.
    Length 202'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 12'
    Speed unknown
    Complement 23 (including gun crew of 6)
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    two 6-cyl diesel-electric engines
    two screws 500shp

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