PANAY AG 41
Ship Name and Designation History
This section lists the names and designations that the ship had during its lifetime. The list is in chronological order.
- Miscellaneous Auxiliary
- USS MIDWAY AG-41
Commissioned April 10 1942
- USS PANAY AG-41
Renamed April 3 1943
Decommissioned May 24 1946
Struck from Naval Register May 24 1946
Returned to owner 1946
Built 1921 as ORITANI
Renamed TYEE 1939
Acquired by U.S. Navy April 8 1941
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- Panay Covers Page 1 (1946)
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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons...
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
MIDWAY - Between June 3-6 1942, the U.S. Pacific Fleet turned back a Japanese attempt to capture Midway, the westernmost atoll in the Hawaiian chain, in a decisive action which cost the enemy four large aircraft carriers and forced Japan to assume a defensive posture
PANAY - An island of the Philippines
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