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USAT Scotia

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
    Length 254'
    Beam 44'
    Draft 28'
    Speed unknown
    Armament unknown
    Complement unknown
    Troopship Passenger Capacity unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one triple expansion reciprocating steam engine
    single shaft, 1,500shp

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    Scotia 34k SS Lake Galewood under way in Boston harbor, date unknown Bowling Green University - Historical Collections of the Great Lakes

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