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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 - National Defense Service Medal
Freight-Personnel / Freight-Supply Vessel
Laid down 1943, as the wooden-hulled Freight-Personnel Vessel FP-103, at Cambridge Shipbuilders, Cambridge, MD.
Launched, circa December 1943
Delivered in January 1944 to the US Army Quartermaster Corps.
Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corp and placed in commission as USAV FP-103, date unknown
Redesignated Freight-Supply Vessel USAV FS-103, date unknown
Decommissioned and retired by US Army, date unknown
Transferred, date unknown, to US Air Force, redesignated USAF FS-103
USAF FS-103 serviced the Distant Early Warning (DEW line) radar system in Canada and Greenland
Placed out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 450 t.
Freight Capacity unknown
Propulsion one 6-cyl diesel engines, 1,000hp
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|USAV FP-103 launching in December 1943 at Cambridge Shipbuilders, Cambridge, MD.
There is no history record available for USAV FP-103 / FS-103 / USAF FS-103 at NavSource
Last Updated 30 July 2021
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