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USAV Carl V. Sheridan (FS-355)
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-355 was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II
Laid down, circa 1944, as the Design 381 Freight-Supply Vessel FS-355 for the US Army at JK Welding, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Launched in 1944
Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps in December 1944
Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps
Commissioned USAV FS-355, 5 December 1944, at New York, LT. R.W. Coe, USCGR in command
USAV FS-355 departed New York, 22 January 1945 , for the Southwest Pacific where she operated during the war at Zamboanga and elsewhere
Decommissioned and retired from US Army service 19 November 1945
Reactivated and named USAV PVT. Carl V. Sheridan (FS-355), date unknown
Sold in 1972 for service as a fishing vessel, named F/V John S. Dempster Jr.
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 557 gross tons
Speed 12 kts
Freight Capacity unknown
Armament two twin .50 cal machine guns
Propulsion two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines, twin screws
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| USAV PVT. Carl V. Sheridan (FS-355)
|USAV PVT. Carl V. Sheridan (FS-355) underway on the James River, VA., circa 1960s-1970s.
Photo from www.flickriver.com by U.S. Army Transportation
| Commercial Service
|FV John S. Dempster Jr. [Ex-USAV PVT. Carl V. Sheridan (FS-355)] underway, date and location unknown.
Photo from www.marinetraffic.com by Gary L. Naigle
There is no history available for USAV PVT Carl V. Sheridan (FS-355) at NavSource
| Commanding Officers
|LT. Coe, R.W., USCGR
|5 Deember 1944 - 19 November 1945
Last Updated 12 January 2024
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