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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 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.
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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