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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-529 was manned by the US Coast Guard during World War II
Laid down, circa 1944, as the Design 381 Freight-Supply Vessel FS-529 for the US Army at Calumet Shipyard, Chicago. IL.
Launched in 1944
Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps between July and December 1944
Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps
Commission USAV FS-529, 28 December 1944, at Chicago, IL., LTjg. J.W. Harrison, USCG in command
USAV FS-529 was assigned to duty in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater - Southwest Pacific and Western Pacific areas during World War II
Decommissioned, 25 September 1945
Converted to a research vessel, date unknown, named R/V John Elliott Pillsbury
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement (As Built) 557 gross tons
Length (As Built) 177'
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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|Commanding Officer LTjg. J.W. Harrison, USCG on the bridge while in port at Funafuti Atoll, date unknown.
|Richard Harrison in honor of his grandfather J.W. Harrison
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Last Updated 3 March 2023
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