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- American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Barge - Self-propelled:
  • Built in 1942 as US Army wooden hulled self-propelled Barge BSP-511 by Maritime Shipyard, Seattle, WA.
  • Launched, 1942
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermasters Corps, 1942
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corp.
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1942 as BSP-511
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Sold commercial, converted to a fishing boat, named Midas
  • Current Disposition, unknown
    Displacement 190 t.
    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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    43k Ex-BSP-511) at sea as the commercial fishing boat FV Midas, date and location unknown.
    John Spivey

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