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USAT Daniel Willard

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

  • Laid down in 1906 as the Cargo ship (Laker) SS Wissachickon at Buffalo Dry Dock Co., Buffalo, N.Y. for the Erie & Western Transportation Co.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Completed and delivered in August 1907 to the Erie & Western Transportation Co.
  • Sold in 1925, to Great Lakes Transit Corp. renamed SS Daniel Willard
  • Purchased by the War Shipping Administration, 23 June 1942, from the Great Lakes Transit Corp.
  • Acquired by the War Department, 29 March 1943, on a bare bottom charter, at New Orleans, LA.
  • Returned to the War Shipping Administration, 24 November 1945, at the US Maritime Commission, National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA.
  • Sold, 25 April 1947, Title Transfer to Overseas Freight Corp.
  • Delivered, 21 October 1947, to Overseas Freight Corp.
  • Renamed SS Anne Marie in 1948
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1954
    Displacement 4,185 gross tons
    Length 358'
    Beam 46'
    Draft 30'
    Speed 10 kts
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted, unknown
    Troopship Passenger Capacity unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Triple expansion steam engine
    single shaft, 1,600shp

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