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American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

USAV FS-319 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-319 for the US Army at John H. Mathis & Company, Camden, N.J.
  • Launched in 1944
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps in October 1944
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps
  • Commissioned USAV FS-319, 27 October 1944, at Camden, N.J., LTjg. Sterling M. Anderson, USCG in command
  • USAV FS-319 departed New York on 11 December 1944 for the Southwest Pacific, where she operated during the war.
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • 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
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    Col. Everett Davis
    230k USAV FS-319 alongside US Army Auxiliary Aircraft Repair Ship USAVCol. Col. Harold B. Wright (FS-220) at anchor in Manila Harbor, Philippines, 13 May 1046.
    US National Archives photo 111-SCA-Album 2926-072 US Army Signal Corps photo SC 243563 now in the collections of the US National Archives
    Vincent M. Solinap

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