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Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Defense Service Medal (with Foreign Service clasp)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Barge - Self-propelled:
  • Built in 1941 as US Army wooden hulled self- propelled Barge BSP-138 by Maritime Shipyard, Seattle, WA.
  • Launched, 1941
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermasters Corps, November 1941
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corp.
  • Placed in service in November 1941
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Sold, date unknown, converted to a fishing boat, named Comet (XII)
  • Owned from 1948 to 1963 Fidlago Packing Co., Inc., Seattle, WA., re-named Alaska Mariner
  • Final Disposition, date unknown
    Displacement 55 t. gross
    Length 86'
    Beam 26'
    Draft 9'
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    two diesel engines
    two shafts, 340shp

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