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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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-373 was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II
Laid down, circa 1944, as the Design 381 Freight-Supply Vessel FS-373 for the US Army at Sturgeon Bay Shipbuilding, Sturgeon Bay, WI.
Launched in 1944
Delivered to the US Army Quartermasters Corp in June 1944
Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corp
Commissioned USAV FS-373, 5 October 1944, at Sturgeon Bay, WI., LTjg. J.L. Barron, USCGR in command
LTjg. Barron was relieved of command, 11 October 1944 by LTjg. W.H. Bosworth, USCGR
USAV FS-373 departed for the Southwest Pacific soon after commissioning. where she operated during the war including service in the Philippines.
Decommissioned, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 557 gross tons
Speed 12 kts
Freight Capacity unknown
Propulsion two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines
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|USAV FS-373 furnishing power to USAV FS-526 at,
Cebu Shipyard and Engine Works, Cebu, Philippine, 28 September 1945.
U.S. National Archives 111-SCA-Album_2842_001.jpg, US Army Signal Corps photo # SC 230364
There is no history available for USAV FS-373 at NavSource
Last Updated 20 May 2022
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