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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Freight / Freight-Supply Vessel
Laid down in 1943, as the US Army Design 216 Freight Vessel F-76, at Kewaunee Shipbuilding & Engineering Corp., Kewaunee, WI.
Launched in 1943
Delivered in September 1943 to the US Army Quartermaster Corps.
Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corp and placed in commission as USAV F-76, date unknown
Decommissioned and retired by US Army, date unknown
Sold, date unknown, to Nicaragua, renamed Explorer
Sold in 1962, to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, reflagged United States, renamed R/V Gosnold
Sold to the Florida Atlantic University, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution in 1973
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 166 gross tons
Freight Capacity unknown
one 5-cyl diesel engine, 300hp
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|Ex-USAV F-76 underway as the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Research Ship R/V Gosnold, date and location unknown
There is no history record available for USAV F-76 at NavSource
Last Updated 25 February 2022
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