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Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal

USAV FS-310 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-310 for the US Army at John H. Mathis & Company, Camden, N.J.
  • Launched in 1944
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps in March 1944
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps
  • Commissioned USAV FS-310, 11 April 1944, at Camden, N.J., LTjg. Orville E. Cummings, USCGR, in command
  • FS-310 Departed the Delaware River on the same day, she arrived at New York on 18 April 1944 and on 8 June 1944 she departed New York, towing the QS-8, headed for the West Coast
  • Her final destination was the Southwest Pacific. Here she operated during the war at Leyte and elsewhere
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Sold, date and owner unknown
  • Sold, circa 1959, named MV Don Alfredo, flagged Philippines
  • Final Disposition, scuttled in 1980
    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
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