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

Freight-Supply Vessel
  • Laid down, circa January-March 1945, for the US Army as the Small Freighter FS-231 (design 330D) at Higgins Industries, New Orleans, LA.
  • Delivered to the US Army January-March 1945
  • Commissioned and placed in service circa January-March 1945 as USAV FS-231
  • Manned by a U.S. Coast Guard crew
  • Assigned to and operated in the Pacific Ocean area
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Sold, date unknown, for commercial service, named MV Zebrula
  • Re-named MV Sinepuxent, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 550 t.
    Length 177'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 10'
    Speed 12 kts
    Complement unknown
    Armament, unknown
    two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines
    twin screws

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