PRESIDENT MONROE AP 104
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.
- President Jackson Class Transport
- USS PRESIDENT MONROE AP-104
Commissioned August 20 1943 - Decommissioned January 12 1946
Transferred to Maritime Commission January 30 1947 for disposal
Struck from Naval Register March 12 1947
- SS PRESIDENT MONROE
Returned to American President Lines February 21 1947
- MARIANNA (Greek Registry)
Sold 1965 to Greek Shipping Company and renamed
Keel Laid November 13 1939 as Maritime Commission type (C3-P P&C) hull
Launched August 7 1940
Delivered to American President Lines for commercial service December 19 1940
Acquired by U.S. Navy July 18 1943
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- Covers Page 1 (1945)
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U.S.T.P. SEA POS.
As S. S. PRESIDENT MONROE
PRESIDENT MONROE received four battle stars for World War II service
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons...
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (4) - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - Philippines Liberation Medal (1)
NAMESAKE - Named for James Monroe the 5th President of the United States
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