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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Laid down in 1944 as FS-245 as a wood hull Design 342 Freight-Supply Vessel, for the US Army at Northwestern Shipbuilding Co., South Bellingham, WA.
Launched in 1944
Delivered May 1944 to the US Army Quartermaster Corps
Allocated to the US Army Transportation Corps, Commissioned USAV FS-245, date unknown
Decommissioned, date and location unknown
Sold date unknown, renamed Libby
Sold, date unknown, renamed Veta C.
Sold,date unknown, renamed Chelan
Final Disposition, sank off Cape Decision in 1954
Displacement 540 t.
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion 875-hp (740-kw) Fairbanks-Morse diesel engine
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|Ex-USAV FS-245 in commercial service as the fishing vessel Veta C., underway probably in Alaskan waters, date unknown.
There is no history record available for FS-245 at NavSource
Last Updated 21 October 2022
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