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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
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 1918, as the cargo ship SS Point Lobos for the United States Shipping Board (USSB) at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland, OR.
Launched in 1918
Delivered in 1918 to the United States Shipping Board
Renamed SS Ernest H. Meyer in 1929
Sold, date unknown, to Lendal G. Gray
Rename changed to SS Morlen in 1940
Acquired by the War Shipping Administration, 6 August 1942, at Seattle, WA. as a bare bottom charter from Lendal G. Gray
Allocated to the War Department Transportation Corp. as a sub bare bottom charter, 6 August 1942, at Seattle, WA.
Assigned to Burns Steamship Co., 9 October 1945, under a General Agency Agreement at Seattle, WA.
Redelivered, 9 August 1946 to the estate of Lendal G. Gray
Sold in 1947 to the Friedborg Corp., renamed SS Friedborg
Renamed SS Nicolaos A. Mastrandreos in 1954
Final Disposition, burnt in 1967
Displacement 2,186 gross tons
Speed 10 kts
Troopship Passenger Capacity unknown
Cargo Capacity unknown
Cruise Radius unknown
one triple expansion reciprocating steam engine
single shaft, 1,600shp
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