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USAT Elna


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


Freighter:
  • Built in 1920 as the Cargo ship SS Elna by Hanlon Drydock & Shipbuilding Co., Oakland, CA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered date unknown
  • Acquired by the War Shipping Administration, 12 December 1942, from CAPT. Ramselius, at Seattle WA.
  • Acquired, 12 December 1942, by the War Department under charter from the War Shipping Administration
  • USAT Elna served exclusively in Alaskan waters during World War II
  • Final Disposition, grounded, 27 December 1943, at Wide Bay, Alaska, declared a total constructive loss
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,434 gross tons
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement
    Officers unknown
    Crew unknown
    Armed Guard unknown
    Troopship Passenger Capacity unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Propulsion unknown
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