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AK-83 Media
USAT Glenn Gerald Griswold

Enceladus Class Cargo Ship:
  • Laid down, 28 January 1943, as MV Oliver R. Mumford, a Maritime Commission type (N3-M-A1) hull, under Maritime Commission contract, (MC hull 468), at Penn-Jersey Shipbuilding Co., Camden, N.J.
  • Launched, 29 August 1943
  • Completed and delivered to the US Army Transportation Service, 17 November 1943
  • Renamed USAT Glenn Gerald Griswold, a Port Rehabilitation vessel
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 24 November 1943
  • Returned to the Maritime Commission (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1968

    Displacement 1,677 t.(lt), 5,202 t.(fl)
    Length 269' 10"
    Beam 42' 6"
    Draft 20' 9"
    Speed 10 kts.
    Complement 83
    Armament one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
    Propulsion diesel, single shaft, 1,300shp

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