Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.

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-286 was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II
Freight-Supply Vessel
  • Laid down, circa 1944, as the Design 381 Freight-Supply Vessel FS-286 for the US Army at Wheeler Shipbuilding, Whitestone, N.Y.
  • Launched in 1944
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps, 10 February 1945
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps
  • Commissioned USAV FS-286 in February 1945, at New York, LTjg. William J. Nolan , USCGR in command
  • USAV FS-286 departed New York for Milne Bay, New Guinea in the Southwest Pacific where she was assigned soon after being placed in commission by her Coast Guard crew
  • LTjg. Bruce B. Davidson, USCGR succeeded LTjg. William J. Nolan, USCGR, 27 September 1945
  • Decommissioned, 1 October 1945
  • Acquired by Philippines Pioneer Lines, date unknown, named M/V Don Julio, reflagged Philippines
  • Acquired by Souther Lines, date unknown, name retained
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 557 gross tons
    Length 177'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 14'
    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
    Click On Image
    For Full Size Image
    Size Image Description Contributed
    There are no images of FS-286 available at NavSource

    There is no history available for FS-286 at NavSource
    Back To The Navsource Photo Archives Main Page Back To The US Army Ship Index Back To The US Army Freight and Supply Vessel Index
    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster.
    This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History
    Last Updated 4 December 2020