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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Freight-Personnel / Freight-Supply Vessel
  • Laid down, circa 1942-43, as Freight-Personnel Vessel FP-30, at Petrich Shipbuilding, Tacoma, WA.
  • Launched in 1943
  • Delivered in 1943 to the US Army Quartermasters Corps.
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corp and placed in commission as USAV FP-30, date unknown
  • Redesignated Freight-Supply Vessel USAV FS-30, date unknown
  • Decommissioned and retired by US Army, date unknown
  • Sold, date unknown, renamed Sundown
  • Final Disposition, wrecked on Akun Island in the Fox Islands in the eastern Aleutian Islands, 1 August 1952
    Displacement 270 t.
    Length 107.6
    Beam 27'
    Draft 14'
    Speed unknown
    Freight Capacity unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion two 6-cyl diesel engines, 640hp
    two propellers

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