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PB-116 (1942)

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

Patrol Barge / Barge Self-propelled:
  • Laid down in 1942 as US Army wooden hulled Patrol Barge PB-116 by Maritime Shipyards, Inc., Seattle, WA.
  • Launched, circa 1942
  • Redesignated BSP 3247, date unknown
  • Delivered to the US Army and placed in service as BSP-3247 in 1942
  • Retired from U.S. Army service, date unknown
  • Sold commercial, date unknown, renamed FV Shuyak
  • Resold, date unknown, renamed, FV Dancer
  • Resold, date unknown. renamed, FV Knot Easy
  • Final Disposition, unknown
    Displacement 183 t
    Length 83'
    Beam 9'
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    two diesel engines, 270hp
    two shafts

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    72k FV Shuyak (Ex-US Army BSP-3247) at anchor, date and location unknown.
    John Spivey
    338k FV Dancer (Ex-US Army BSP-3247) drydocked, date and location unknown. photo by Kyle Stubbs
    John Spivey

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