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Precedence of awards is fromleft to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

USAV FS-356 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-356 for the US Army at JK Welding, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Launched in 1944
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps in January 1945
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps
  • Commissioned USAV FS-356, 11 January, at New York, LT. R. V. Flouton, USCGR in command
  • USAV FS-356 departed New York in January 1945 for the Southwest Pacific where she operated during the war
  • Decommissioned and retired from US Army service, 30 October 1945
  • Turned over, date unnown, to South Korea, named City of Waegwan
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 557 gross tons
    Length 177'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 12 kts
    Freight Capacity unknown
    Complement 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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    Commanding Officers
    01LT. Flouton, R.V., USCGR11 January 1945 - 30 October 1945

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