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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
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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