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Pamina (AKL-41)
USAV FS-528 (1944 - 1951)

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

USAV FS-528 was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II, later loaned to Korea
Camano Class Light Cargo Ship:
  • Laid down, circa 1944, as the Design 381 Freight-Supply Vessel FS-528 for the US Army at Calumet Shipyard, Chicago. IL.
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps in November 1944
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps, commissioned USAV FS-528, 15 November 1944, at Chicago, IL., LT. W.E. Ehrman, USCG in command
  • USAV FS-528 was assigned to duty in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater - Southwest Pacific and Western Pacific areas during World War II
  • Decommissioned, 25 November 1945
  • Acquired from the US Army Transportation Command (USAT) by the US Navy Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS), 12 December 1951
  • Named Pamina (AKL-41) and loaned to the Republic of Korea that same day under terms of the Mutual Defense Assistance Program
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 1 February 1960
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 560 t.
    Length 177'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 12 kts
    Complement 42
    Propulsion two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines
    twin screws

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