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USS Quincy (AK-10)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

World War I Victory Medal (with Transport clasp)
Collier / Cargo Ship:
  • Built in 1909 as the collier SS Vogesen, at William Doxford and Sons, Sunderland, England
  • Seized in 1917 by US Customs at Pensacola, FL.
  • Acquired by the US Navy Naval Overseas Transportation Service (NOTS), 8 May 1917
  • Commissioned USS Quincy, 2 February 1918, at New Orleans, LA., LCDR. John C. K. Redington, USNRF, in command
  • Designated AK-10, 17 July 1920
  • Laid up from August 1920 until May 1921 at Norfolk
  • Decommissioned, 5 June 1922, at Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, sold, 25 September 1922, to the Navigation Steamship Co., fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 6,500 t.
    Length 367'
    Beam 51'
    Draft 21' 4"
    Speed 11 kts.
    Complement 100
    Armament four 3" guns
    Propulsion steam, single propeller

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    Quincy 94k USS Quincy (AK-10) moored at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA. 11 March 1921. Photographed by Crosby, "Naval Photographer", 324 First Street, Portsmouth, VA.
    US Navy photo # NH 105183 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center, donation of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, 1970.
    US Naval Historical Center
    Quincy 164k USS Quincy (AK-10) looking forward, circa May 1921 when the ship was reactivated.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo # NH 71563
    Mike Green

    USS Quincy (AK-10)
    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
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