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USS Triana (IX-223)

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

Triana Class Miscellaneous Unclassified:
  • Laid down, 27 December 1943, as SS Elinor Wylie a Maritime Commission type (EC2-S-C1) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MCE hull 2559) at California Shipbuilding Corp., Los Angeles, CA. for the McCormick Steamship Lines
  • Launched, 24 January 1944
  • Acquired by the Navy from the War Shipping Administration, 24 May 1945
  • Commissioned, USS Triana (IX-223), 24 May 1945, at Pearl Harbor, LT. Wyman W. Hodgkins, USNR, in command
  • Converted to a floating storage ship at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard
  • Decommissioned and returned to the War Shipping Administration, 20 February 1946, for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 10 January 1958 to the Learner Co.
    Displacement 14,230 t.
    Length 441' 6"
    Beam 56' 11"
    Draft 27' 9"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 98
    Armament two single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity 11,800 Bbls
    one vertical triple expansion reciprocating steam engine
    two Babcock and Wilcox boilers, 250psi 450°
    three recip-drive 20Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 2,500shp

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