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CPL. John O. Johnson (BSP-3111)

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

Barge - Self-propelled:
  • Built circa 1944-45 as US Army Design 396 wooden hulled self- propelled Barge BSP-3111 by Maritime Shipyards, Seattle, WA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service, circa December 1944 - April 1945
  • Named CPL. John O. Johnson, date unknown
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Sold commercial, date unknown, renamed Bristol Unikmak
  • Sold, date unknown renamed FV Unimak, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, ran aground near Chignik, Alaska, 25 September 2009
    Displacement unknown
    Length 88'
    Beam 26'
    Draft 9'
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    two diesel engines
    two shafts, 240shp

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    56k Ex-USA CPL. John N. Johnson (BSP-3111) in commercial service as the FV Unimak, at sea, date and location unknown.
    John Spivey
    50k FV Unimak (ex-U.S. Army BSP-3111) aground, 28 September 2009, on the rocks near Chignik, about 200 miles southwest of Kodiak city.
    U.S. Coast Guard photo
    John Spivey

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