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NavSource Online: Army Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Cargo Ship :
Laid down in 1919 as SS Lake Galewood for the United States Shipping Board (USSB), at Manitowoc Shipbuilding, Manitowoc, WI.
Launched in 1919
Delivered in 1919 to the United States Shipping Board
Sold in 1926 to Peninsula State Steamship Corp
Sold in 1930 to Robert C. Sudden
Sold in 1933 to Robert C. Sudden Co.
Sold in 1934 to Pacific Lumber Co. renamed SS Scotia
Sold in 1936 to P.L. Transportation Co.
Acquired as a charter, 14 July 1942 by the War Shipping Administration from P.L. Transportation Co., at Seattle, WA.
Allocated, 14 July 1942, the the War Department, Transportation Corps
Final Disposition, struck a pinnacle off Alcan Cove, Shemaya Island, Aleutian Islands, abandoned in sinking condition
Displacement 2,649 gross tons
Troopship Passenger Capacity unknown
Cargo Capacity unknown
Cruise Radius unknown
one triple expansion reciprocating steam engine
single shaft, 1,500shp
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||SS Lake Galewood under way in Boston harbor, date unknown
||Bowling Green University - Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
There is no history record for USAT Scotia available at NavSource
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