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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
USAV FS-386 was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II
Laid down, circa 1944, as the Design 381 Freight-Supply Vessel FS-386 for the US Army at Ingalls Ship Building, Decatur, AL.
Launched in 1944
Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps between July 1944 and February 1945
Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps
Commission USAV FS-386 in 1944, at Decatur, AL., LTjg. William J. Nolan, USCGR in command
LTjg Noland was relieved, 27 September 1945 by LTjg. Bruce B. Davidson, USCGR
USAV FS-386 was assigned to duty in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater - Southwest Pacific and Western Pacific areas during World War II
Decommissioned, 1 October 1945
Sold in 1947 to Compania Maritima, Philippines, named MV Leyte, reflagged Philippines
Final Disposition, wrecked in 1978
Displacement (As Built) 557 gross tons
Length (As Built) 177'
Speed 12 kts
Freight Capacity unknown
Propulsion two 500hpGM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines, twin screws
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|The Compania Maritima passenger-cargo ship MV Leyte (ex-USAV FS-386) moored pierside, date and location unknown.
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Last Updated 27 November 2020
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