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Lost to enemy action, 6 June 1944

USAT Pillory


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 1933, as the cargo ship SS Jonna at Nakskov Skibsvaerft A/S, Nakskov, Denmark
  • Launched in 1933
  • Delivered in 1933
  • Acquired by the War Shipping Administration, 16 June 1941, at New York City from the Danish Government by Executive Order
  • Allocated, 5 August 1941, to the War Department Transportation Corp. as a bare bottom charter
  • Assigned, 17 March 1942, under a General Agency Agreement to the Marine Operating Co. Inc. at New York
  • Assigned, 31 March 1942, under a General Agency Agreement to the Danish Ship Operating Co. at New York. renamed USAT Pillory
  • Final Disposition, 6 June 1944, torpedoed and lost
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,517 gross tons
    Length 272'
    Beam 40'
    Draft 15'
    Speed 12 kts
    Armament unknown
    Complement unknown
    Troopship Passenger Capacity unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Propulsion
    one triple expansion reciprocating steam engine
    single shaft

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