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US Army PVT. Jack Carson (BSP-1926)

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

Barge - Self-propelled:
  • Built in 1944 as US Army wooden hulled self-propelled Barge BSP-1926 by Maritime Shipyard, Seattle, WA.
  • Launched in 1944
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermasters Corps in 1944
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corp. placed in service as self-propelled barge BSP-1926
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Sold, date unknown, for service as a commercial fishing boat, named Afognak
  • Disposition, Active
    Displacement 95 t.
    Length 86'
    Beam 24'
    Draft 7'5"
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement 9
    Armament one 50cal machine gun
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    two diesel engines
    two shafts, 270shp

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    59k Ex-US Army PVT. Jack Carson (BSP-1926) as the commercial fishing boat FV Afognak moored pierside at Petersburg, AK., date unknown.
    John Spivey

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