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USAV Col. John O'Neil (FS-20)
USAV Col. John O'Neil (FP-20)
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Freight-Personnel / Freight-Supply Vessel
Built in 1942 at Western Boatbuilding Co., Tacoma WA.
Launched in 1942
Delivered in 1942 by the US Army Quartermasters Corps
Assigned in 1942 to the US Army Transportation Corp and placed in commission as USAV Col. John O'Neil (FP-20), date unknown
Redesignated Freight-Supply Vessel USAV FS-20, date unknown
Decommissioned and retired by US Army circa 1945
Sold in 1946 to Western Boatbuilding Co., Tacoma WA., renamed FV Western Fisher
In 1965 she was owned by RaBaBo, Los Angles CA.
Resold in 1978, unknown buyer
Final Disposition, foundered, 3 May 1978, at 190deg true 9 miles from Punta Arbeojos Baja California Mexico.
Displacement 192 t.
Freight Capacity unknown
one 400hp diesel engine
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