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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
Freight-Supply Vessel
  • 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'
    Beam 32'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 12 kts
    Freight Capacity unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion two 500hpGM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines, twin screws
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    117k The Compania Maritima passenger-cargo ship MV Leyte (ex-USAV FS-386) moored pierside, date and location unknown. Tommy Trampp

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