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USAV Isleton (FS-21)

USAV Isleton (FP-21)

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

Freight-Personnel / Freight-Supply Vessel
  • Laid down in 1902 by Charles Ruling, Wood Island, CA. as the wooden-hull steamer Isleton
  • Launched in 1902
  • Delivered in 1902, to the California Transportation Co., San Francisco, CA, for service in the Sacramento / San Joaquin River Deltas
  • Acquired by the US Army Quartermasters Corps in 1942
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corp and placed in commission as USAV Isleton (FP-21) in 1942
  • Redesignated Freight-Supply Vessel USAV FS-21, date unknown
  • Convert to diesel while serving while in Army service
  • Decommissioned and retired by US Army, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 387 t.
    Length 169'
    Beam 36'
    Draft 8'
    Speed unknown
    Freight Capacity unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    two diesel engines, 400hp

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    Isleton - A town on the Sacramento River, Sacramento County, CA., founded 1874 by Josiah Poole.
    Photo - Downtown Isleton, a National Historic Landmark. Photo by Sarah Stierch licenesed under CC BY 4.0 DEED Attribution 4.0 International
    Tommy Trampp
    102k Sternwheel river steamer Isleton underway in the Sacramento / San Joaquin River Deltas, date unknown
    "US Army Ships and Watercraft of World War II", David H Grover, Naval Institue Press, p.77
    John Spivey
    49k Sternwheel river steamer Isleton moored pierside in the Sacramento /San Joaquin River Deltas. date unknown
    University of Wisconsin-Madison LaCrosse Historic Steamboat Photographs
    John Spivey

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