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USAT Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Freighter:
  • Laid in 1919, as the cargo ship SS Lake Frohna by American Shipbuilding Co., Lorian OH. for the United States Shipping Board (USSB)
  • Launched 1in 1919
  • Delivered in July 1919 to the USSB
  • Sold in 1924 to the Ace Steamship Co., renamed SS Ace
  • Sold in 1930 to the Terminals and Transportation Corp., name retained
  • Acquired by the War Shipping Administration, 1 August 1942, from the Ace Steamship Co.
  • Allocated, date unknown, the the War Department, US Army Transportation Corp. and placed in service as USAT Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski
  • Final Disposition, sunk, 26 September 1946, after running into the rocks of Pitt Island in the Grenville Channel, 55 miles south of Prince Rupert, British Columbia
    Specifications:
    Displacement 2,600 t. gross
    Length 251'
    Beam 44'
    Draft 26'
    Speed unknown
    Complement
    Officers unknown
    Enlisted, unknown
    Cargo Capacity unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Propulsion
    one reciprocating steam engine
    single shaft

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    Merchant Service
    Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski 57k SS Lake Frohna, moored pierside date and location unknown.
    Photo courtesy Ocean Ecology
    Tommy Trampp
    Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski 62k SS Ace underway, date and location unknown.
    Photo courtesy Bowling Green State University Historical Collection of the Great Lakes
    Tommy Trampp
    Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski 41k SS Ace moored pierside, date and location unknown.
    Photos courtesy Ocean Ecology
    Tommy Trampp
    Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski 76k
    Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski 42k
    USAT Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski
    Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski 15k USAT Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski moored pierside, date and location unknown.
    Photograph by: Handout
     
    Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski 14k The ship's bell for USAT Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski was recovered by two Canadian divers.
    The Canadian Press Posted: July 26, 2013 12:40 PM PT, Photo from Fisheries and Oceans Canada website
    Tommy Trampp

    USAT Brigadier General M. G. Zalinski
    History from Wikipedia
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    The Wreck of the Zalinski
    Brigadier General M.G. Zalinski Pollutant Removal Project
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