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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
USAV FS-265 was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II
Laid down, circa 1944, as the Design 381 Freight-Supply Vessel FS-265 for the US Army at Wheeler Ship Building, Whitestone, N.Y.
Launched in 1944
Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps 1 September 1944
Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps
Commission USAV FS-265, 1 September 1944, at New York, LT H. E. Dennis, USCGR in command
USAV FS-265 was assigned to duty in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater - Southwest Pacific and Western Pacific areas during World War II
Decommissioned, in 1945
Sold, date unknown, to Philippines Presidents Lines, Inc., renamed MV President Quezon, reflagged Philippines
Sold in 1961 to Williams Lines, Inc., Philippines
Sold in 1971 to unknown Philippines shipping line, renamed MV Tacloban
Final Disposition, foundered in 1971
Displacement (As Built) 557 gross tons
Length (As Built) 177'
Speed 12 kts
Freight Capacity unknown
Propulsion two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines, twin screws
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|The Williams Lines Inc. passenger-cargo ship MV Dona Maria (ex-USAV FS-265) moored pierside, July 1961, location unknown.
Photo from The Philippines Herald, July. 12, 1961
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Last Updated 27 November 2020
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