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USAV Janidore (FS-27)

USAV Janidore (FP-27)

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

Freight-Personnel / Freight-Supply Vessel
  • Laid down in 1930 at Defoe Boat & Motor Works, Bay City, MI.
  • Launched in 1930
  • Delivered in 1930, to I. Zellerbach
  • Acquired in 1941 by the US Army Quartermasters Corps
  • Assigned in 1941 to the US Army Transportation Corp and placed in commission as USAV Janidore (FP-27), date unknown
  • Redesignated Freight-Supply Vessel USAV FS-27, date unknown
  • Decommissioned and retired by US Army in 1945
  • Sold in 1945 to Northland Transportation Co., renamed Leonore
  • Rebuilt in 1945 (132.58x24.25x7.58, 243 gross-165 net)
  • Sold in 1949 to Alaska Steamship Co., name retained
  • Sold in 1955 to Cargo Carriers Inc., renamed Carmac
  • Sold in 1961 to William C. Landers
  • Renamed Palazzo reflagged United Kingdom in 1962
  • Sold in 1962 to Bauer Dredging Co., renamed Carmac reflagged United States
  • Renamed Luisa II in 1962
  • Sold in 1966 to Nicholas Angelton, renamed Niki
  • Sold Panamanian in April 1968
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 320 t.
    Length 133'
    Beam 24'4"
    Draft 11'3"
    Speed unknown
    Freight Capacity unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    two diesel engines, 400hp

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    30k MV Janidore underway on the Great Lakes, date unknown
    Historical Collection of th Great Lakes, Bowling Green State University.
    John Spivey

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