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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

  • 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
    Displacement 2,600 t. gross
    Length 251'
    Beam 44'
    Draft 26'
    Speed unknown
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted, unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    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.
    Photograph by: Handout

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