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USAT Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Freighter:
  • Laid in 1919, as the cargo ship SS Lake Frohna by American Shipbuilding Co., Lorian OH. for the United States Shipping Board (USSB)
  • Launched 1in 1919
  • Delivered in July 1919 to the USSB
  • Sold in 1924 to the Ace Steamship Co., renamed SS Ace
  • Acquired by the War Shipping Administration, 1 August 1942, from the Ace Steamship Co.
  • Allocated, date unknown, the the War Department, US Army Transportation Corp. and placed in service as USAT Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski
  • Final Disposition, sunk, 26 September 1946, after running into the rocks of Pitt Island in the Grenville Channel, 55 miles south of Prince Rupert, British Columbia
    Specifications:
    Displacement 2,600 t. gross
    Length 251'
    Beam 44'
    Draft 26'
    Speed unknown
    Complement
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted, unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Propulsion
    one reciprocating steam engine
    single shaft

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    USAT Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski
    Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski 15k USAT Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski moored pierside, date and location unknown.
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