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USAV Pemaquid (FS-98)

USAV Pemaquid (FP-98)

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

Freight-Personnel / Freight-Supply Vessel
  • Built in 1893 as the passenger steamer Long Island at Neafie & Levy, Philadelphia, PA. for Shelter Island Shipbuilding.
  • Launched in 1893
  • Delivered in 1893 to Shelter Island Shipbuilding
  • Sold in 1902 to Maine Central Railroad, renamed Pemaquid
  • Requisitioned by the War Shipping Administration in 1940
  • Acquired by the US Army Transportation Corps and commissioned USAV Pemaquid (FP-98)
  • Decommissioned and retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1972
    Displacement 336 t.
    Length 133'
    Beam 28'
    Draft 10'
    Speed unknown
    Freight Capacity unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one 6-cyl diesel engine, 600hp
    single screw

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    74k Maine Central Railroad Steamer Pemaquid moored at the edge of the ice, date and location unknown John Spivey

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