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

Barge - Self-propelled:
  • Laid down in 1942 as the wooden hulled Self-propelled Barge BSP-791 at Maritime Shipyard, Seattle, WA.
  • Launched, 1942
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps in January 1942
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps., placed in service as BSP-791 in 1942
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Sold for commercial service as a fishing vessel, named FV Logger (IV)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 192 t.
    Length 106'
    Beam 30'
    Draft 9.1'
    Speed unknown
    Range 8 kts
    Complement 9
    Armament one 50cal machine gun
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    two Detroit diesel engines
    two shafts, 340shp

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    69k US Army Self-propelled Barge BSP-791 at sea as the commercial fishing boat FV Logger, date and location unknown. John Spivey

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