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USAT City of Dallas

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 Fillion for the United States Shipping Board at Toledo Shipbuilding Co., Toledo, OH.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered to the United States Shipping Board in November 1919
  • Sold to Southern Steamship Co., Philadelphia, PA., date unknown
  • Name changed to SS City of Dallas, date unknown
  • Acquired by the War Shipping Administration, 30 November 1942, from the Southern Steamship Co.
  • Allocated to the War Department Transportation Corps, 30 November 1942
  • Final Disposition, while serving as supply ship at Hollandia, New Guinea, struck by USAT Lake Oromoc and severely holed March 1943, grounded at Hollandia
    Displacement 2,606 gross tons
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted, unknown
    Troopship Passenger Capacity unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Fuel Capacity 679 tons NSFO
    one triple expansion steam engine two boilers, 180psi
    single shaft

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