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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Freight-Supply Vessel
  • Laid down in 1944, as the Design 381 Freight-Supply Vessel FS-552 at Brunswick Marine Shipyard, Brunswick GA.
  • Launched in 1944
  • Completed and delivered to the U.S Army Quartermaster Corps between October 1944 and January 1945
  • Allocated to the U.S Army Transportation Corps
  • Commissioned USAV FS-552 in 1944 or 1945
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Retired from U.S. Army service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement (As Built) 560 gross tons
    Length (As Built) 176.10'
    Beam 32.2'
    Draft 9'
    Speed 12 kts
    Freight Capacity unknown
    Complement unknown
    one 4" gun mount
    two 20mm gun mounts
    two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines
    , twin screws

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