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USAT Lumberlady


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


cargo ship :
  • Laid down in 1918 as the cargo ship SS Cottomplant for the United States Shipping Board (USSB) at Great Lakes Engine Works, Ecorse, MI.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Completed and delivered to the United States Shipping Board in January 1919
  • Acquired in 1922 by Pacific Lumber Co., renamed SS F.A. Warner
  • Acquired in 1930 by Coos Bay Lumber Co., renamed SS Lumberman
  • Acquired in 1940 by Owens-Park Lumber Co., renamed SS Lumberlady
  • Acquired by the War Shipping Administration, 1 July 1942 as a bare bottom charter
  • Allocated to the War Department Transportation Corps, as a sub bare bottom charger, 1 July 1942
  • Returned to the War Shipping Administration for redelivery to Owens-Park Lumber Co., 6 February 1946
  • Sold to Recursos Consolidadose de Mexico in September 1965, reflagged Mexico
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping in February 1969 to National Metal & Steel Corp., scrapping completed in 1971
    Specifications:
    Displacement 2,333 gross tons
    Length 253'
    Beam 44'
    Draft 28'
    Speed unknown
    Complement
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted, unknown
    Troopship Passenger Capacity unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Propulsion
    one triple expansion reciprocating steam engine
    single shaft, 1,350shp

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    Lumberlady 72k The Coos Bay Lumber Co.'s SS Lumberman under way, circa 1930-1940, location unknown. Bowling Green University - Historical Collections of the Great Lakes

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