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Pinellas (AK-202)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Xray - Mike - Tango

Alamosa Class Cargo Ship:
  • Laid down, as MV Coastal Stevedore, a Maritime Commission type (C1-M-AV1) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC Hull 2156), at Globe Shipbuilding Co., Superior, WI.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Acquired by the US Navy in March 1945
  • Returned to the Maritime Commission prior to commissioning
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Name reverted to MV Coastal Stevedore
  • Merchant Service
    GAA A. H. Bull & Co. 3 December 1945, at New Orleans
    Charter to Bull Insular Lines Inc. 5 July 1946
    GAA A. L. Burbank & Co., 12 February 1947, at New York
    Sold, 13 January 1948, to the government of Cuba
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 2,382 t.(lt) 7,450 t.(fl)
    Length 388' 6"
    Beam 50'
    Draft 29' 2" (limiting)
    Speed 11.5 kts.
    Officers 15
    Enlisted 70
    Largest Boom Capacity 30 t.
    Cargo Capacity 3,945 DWT
    non-refrigerated 227,730 Cu ft
    refrigerated 9,830 Cu ft
    one single 3"/50 cal dual purpose gun mount
    six single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Fuel Capacity Diesel 6,300 Bbls
    one Nordberg Diesel TSM6 engine
    two Diesel-drive 250Kw 120V/240V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 1,750shp

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