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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Built in 1920 as the freighter SS Yokohama by Aktieb Oresundsvaret, Landskrona, Sweden
Launched in 1920
Delivered in May 1920
Renamed SS Georgia, date unknown
Renamed SS Aristides, date unknown
Acquired, 12 July 1941, at New York, N.Y. by the War Shipping Administration per an Executive Order, dated 6 June 1941
Reflagged Panama, 26 September 1941
Turned over, 25 September 1942, under a General Agency Agreement to Isbrandtsen Steamship Co. Inc. at New York, N.Y.
Delivered, 2 August 1943, as a bare bottom charter to the War Department US Army Transportation Corp. at Norfolk, VA.
Turned over, 30 May 1944, under a General Agency Agreement to Waterman Steamship Corp. at Mobile, AL.
Transferred, 29 July 1944, under a General Agency Agreement to the Danish Ship Operations Corp.
Delivered, 21 September 1945, the the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Withdrawn, 13 June 1946, by the War Shipping Administration for redelivery to previous owners, Det Forende, Dampskibs-Selskab, Aktiesplskab, per Public Law 101
Displacement 2,289 gross t.
Speed 9 kts
Cargo Capacity 214,000 cu. ft.
Largest Boom Capacity unknown
Fuel Capacity unknown
one steam turbine
single propeller, 2,375 hp
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