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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

Diving Tender:
  • Built at Seattle, WA
  • Completed for Utopian Fisheries Co., Seward, AK, as fishing vessel Washington (ON 226611), 1927
  • Sold to Peter Wold, Platinum, AK, 1938
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 23 December 1941
  • Allocated to the 17th Naval District at Kodiak, Alaska
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 13 December 1946
  • Transferred to War Shipping Administration (WSA) for disposal, 17 February 1947
  • Sold to Harold Arentsen, Seattle, WA as Washington, 1947
  • Registered to Superior Packing Co., Tenakee, AK, 1952
  • Registered to Frank J. Karls, Seattle, WA, 1953
  • Registered to Donald W. Nichols, Astoria, OR, renamed Lynda Dawn, 1964
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 42 gross tons, 29 net tons
    Length 57' 4" waterline, 64' overall
    Beam 15' 4"
    Draft 6' 9"
    Speed unknown
    Armament none
    Complement unknown
    Propulsion one Diesel engine, single shaft 65bhp

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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