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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Second Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Third Row- Korean Service Medal - United Nations Service Medal - Republic of Korean War Service Medal
USAV FS-525 was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II
Laid down, circa 1944, as the Design 381 Freight-Supply Vessel FS-525 for the US Army at Calumet Shipyard, Chicago. IL.
Launched in 1944
Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps between July and August 1944
Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps
Commission USAV FS-525, 16 August 1944, LTjg. George C. Steinemann, USCGR in command
USAV FS-525 was assigned to duty in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater - Southwest Pacific and Western Pacific areas during World War II
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, twin screws
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|USAV FS-525 moored outboard of USAV (FS-291, date and location unknown.
|USAV FS-525 travels at speed to deliver her "Red Ball" load to supply and maintain UN Troops which were operating on islands surrounding the Korean
Coast. Korea, 1954.
Photo from www.flickriver.com by U.S. Army Transportation
There is no history record available for USAV FS-525 at NavSource
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