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USAT Mokatam


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


cargo ship :
  • Laid down 1906, as the cargo ship SS Mar Glauco at William Doxford & Sons, Sunderland, England
  • Launched 1906
  • Delivered in 1906 to an Italian Steamship Co.
  • Name changed to SS Mokatam, date unknown
  • Acquired by the War Shipping Administration, 12 September 1941, at Philadelphia under Executive Order dated 6 June 1941
  • Allocated to the War Department Transportation Corp. as a bare bottom charter, 22 April 1943, at Los Angeles, CA.
  • Returned to the Maritime Commission for lay up, 4 March 1946, at Sydney, Australia
  • Final Disposition, sunk circa 1948
    Specifications:
    Displacement 4,662 gross tons
    Length 404'
    Beam 52'
    Draft 35'
    Speed unknown
    Armament unknown
    Complement unknown
    Troopship Passenger Capacity unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Propulsion
    one triple expansion reciprocating steam engine
    single shaft, 1,800shp

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