Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.
NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
USAV Oregon Coast (FS-537)
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Built in 1913 as the small wood cargo ship Oregon Coast by Andrew Peterson of Raymond, WA.
Launched in 1913
Sold in 1930 to Hart-Wood Lumber Co., San Francisco, CA.
Sold in 1934 to Beadle Steamship Co.. San Francisco, CA.
Sold in 1937 to Dispatch Stevedoring & Contracting Co., San Francisco, CA.
Acquired by the War Shipping Administration 1941
Allocated to the US Army Quartermaster Corps in 1941
Placed in service by the US Army Transportation Corp in 1941 as USAV Oregon Coast (FS-537)
Retired from US Army service, date unknown
Final Disposition, lost, 21 October 1946, due to fire and explosion at Salina Cruz, Mexico.
Displacement 818 gross tons
Freight Capacity unknown
one 550 hp reciprocating steam engine
|Click On Image
For Full Size Image
|There are no images of USAV Oregon Coast (FS-537) available at NavSource
There is no history record available for USAV Oregon Coast (FS-537) at NavSource
Last Updated 30 September 2022
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo