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USAV FS-202 was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II
Freight-Supply Vessel
  • Laid down, circa 1944, as Design 330 Freight-Supply Vessel FS-202, 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 FS-202, 7 October 1944, at New Orleans, LA., LT. F.G. Markle, USCG in command
  • LT. Markle was succeeded by LTjg. Kenneth D. Killman, USCGR, date unknown, who was succeeded by LTjg. Armand J.P. White, USCGR, 2 October 1945
  • USAV FS-202 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Southwest Pacific Area during World War II, including Parang
  • Decommissioned and retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • 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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