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USAV FS-53
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USAV FP-53


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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


Freight-Personnel / Freight-Supply Vessel
  • Laid down in 1943, as Freight-Personnel Vessel FP-53, at Birchfield 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-53 in 1943
  • Redesignated Freight-Supply Vessel USAV FS-53, date unknown
  • Decommissioned and retired by US Army, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown.
    Specifications:
    Displacement 180 t.
    Length 99'
    Beam 21'
    Draft 11'
    Speed unknown
    Freight Capacity unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion one 8-cyl diesel engine, 300hp
    single propeller

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