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Precedence of awards is from left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal Philippines Liberation Medal

USAV FP/FS-199 was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II
Freight-Personnel / Freight-Supply Vessel
  • Laid down, circa 1944, as Design 330 Freight-Personnel Vessel FP-199, at Higgins Industries, New Orleans, LA.
  • Launched in 1944
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps between July and October 1944
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps
  • Commission USAV FP-199, 18 September 1944, at New Orleans, LA., LTjg. Charles W. Shannon USCG in command (18 September 1944 - 3 October 1945)
  • Redesignated Freight-Supply FS-199, date unknown
  • USAV FP/FS-199 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Southwest Pacific Area during World War II
  • Decommissioned and retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Acquired, date unknown, by a Philippines company, named MV General Segundo, reflagged Philippines
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 557 gross tons
    Length 177'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 10'
    Speed 12 kts
    Freight Capacity unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines, twin screws
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