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USAT Joseph V. Connolly

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Aircraft Transport:
  • Laid down, 25 May 1945, as SS Joseph V. Connolly, a Maritime Commission type (Z-EC2-S-C5) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MCE hull 3143) at J. A. Jones Construction Co. Inc., Panama City, FL.
  • Launched, 9 July 1945
  • Delivered, 8 August 1945, to the War Shipping Administration
  • Transferred, 8 August 1945, to the South Atlantic SS Line, under a General Agency Agreement
  • Delivered, 26 June 1946, to the War Department as a Boxed Aircraft Transport under a bare bottom charter
  • Final Disposition, burned and sank, 29 January 1948, in the North Atlantic
    Displacement 10,760 t.(fl)
    Length 441' 6"
    Beam 56' 11"
    Draft 24'
    Speed 11 kts.
    Complement unknown
    Armament two 3"/50 guns
    Fuel Oil, 443,646 gals.
    Diesel, 68,267 gals.
    Fresh Water, 15,082 gals.
    Ballast, 1,326,657 gals fresh water
    two 220 PSI boilers
    one 3 cylinder triple-expansion reciprocating engine,
    one 4 blade, 18' 6" propeller,
    Shaft Horsepower 2,500
    Electric Generators 2

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