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USAT H. A. Scandrett
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 1909 as the Freight SS North Star for Mutual Transit Co., at Great Lakes Engineering Works, St. Claire, MI.
Launched, date unknown
Completed and delivered to Mutual Transit Co., Buffalo, N.Y., date unknown
Acquired by Overlakes Freight Corp, date unknown
Acquired, date unknown, by the Great Lakes Transit Corp.
Acquired, 21 July 1943, by the War Shipping Administration, at Mobile, AL.
Delivered to Alabama Dry Dock Corp, 21 July 1943, for conversion to Army service
Allocated to the War Department, 18 February 1943, as a bare bottom charter, at Mobile, AL.
Returned to the War Shipping Administration, 21 November 1945, for lay up in in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA.
Title transferred, 25 April 1947, to Overlakes Freight Corp.
Delivered, 3 October 1947, to Overlakes Freight Corp.
Sold in 1947 to Baltic Chartering Co., Helsinki, Finland, renamed SS Hamina, reflagged Finland
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1954
Displacement 6,958 gross tons
Speed 10 kts
Troopship Passenger Capacity unknown
Cargo Capacity unknown
Cruise Radius unknown
one reciprocating triple expansion steam engine
single shaft, 2,500shp
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