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USAT Ganandoc

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

  • Laid down in 1929 as the Collier SS Ganandoc at Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Wallsend-on-Tyne, England
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Completed and delivered date unknown
  • Reflagged Panama, date unknown
  • Acquired, date unknown, by the Canadian Shipping Board
  • Purchased by the War Shipping Administration, 30 December 1942, at Mobile, AL., for $171,363.64
  • Assigned to Alcoa Steam Ship Co., 30 December 1942, under a General Agency Agreement at Mobile, AL.
  • Allocated to the War Department, 22 March 1944, as a bare bottom charter, at Mobile, AL.
  • Returned to the War Shipping Administration, 17 September 1945, for lay up in in reserve at Southampton, England
  • Sold, 10 September 1946, to Wallen & Co., Hong Kong
  • Delivered, 30 October 1946, to Wallen & Co.
  • Renamed Sugarland, November 1961, reflagged British Colonies
  • Final Disposition, ran aground in November 1961
    Displacement 1,924 gross tons
    Length 253'
    Beam 43'
    Draft 20'
    Speed unknown
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted, unknown
    Troopship Passenger Capacity unknown
    Cargo Capacity 115,465 sq ft
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one triple expansion steam engine
    single shaft, 750shp

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