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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
Laid down, date unknown, as the laker SS Lake Giddings for the United States Shipping Board (USSB), at American Ship
Building Co., Chicago, IL.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered May 1920 to the USSB
Sold in 1932, buyer unknown, renamed SS Texas Shipper
Re-sold in 1935, buyer unknown, renamed SS West Shipper
Re-sold in 1941, to Stockard Steamship Co., renamed SS Caribqueen
Acquired, 9 July 1942, by the War Shipping Administration, from Stockard Steamship Co. as a time charter
Assigned, 9 July 1942, to Stockard Steamship Co. as a time charter
Purchased, 8 July 1943, by the War Shipping Administration
Allocated, 8 July 1943, to the War Department, Transportation Corps.
Sold, 12 April 1946, to the government of China, renamed SS Hai Kwei, reflagged Republic of China
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1951
Displacement 2,592 t. gross
Speed 8.9 kts.
one reciprocating steam engine
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