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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 - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
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
Displacement 1,434 gross tons
Armed Guard unknown
Troopship Passenger Capacity unknown
Cargo Capacity unknown
Cruise Radius unknown
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