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USS Screven (AK-210)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Xray - November - Xray
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Alamosa Class Cargo Ship
Laid down, 11 July 1944, as a Maritime Commission type (C1-M-AV) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 2164) at Leathem D Smith Shipbuilding Co., Sturgeon Bay, WI.
Launched, 30 November 1944
Acquired by the Navy, 3 July 1945
Commissioned USS Screven (AK-210), 2 August 1945, LT. Irving Stein, USNR in command
Decommissioned, 30 April 1946, at Baltimore, MD.
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 7 May 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 1946
Sold by the Maritime Commission in 1947 to Benham and Boyesin, Inc, Norway, renamed MV Norlindo
Resold to the Peruvian Navy in 1959, renamed Ilo
Final Disposition, sold to Spanish shipbreakers in 1968
Displacement 2,382 t.(lt) 7,450 t.(fl)
Length 388' 6"
Draft 21' 1"
Speed 11.5 kts.
Largest Boom Capacity 30 t.
Cargo Capacity 3,945 DWT
non refrigerated 177,515 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 TSM6 Diesel engine
two Diesel-drive 250Kw 120V/240V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 1,700shp
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||Screven (AK-210) seen here prior to commissioning, possibly fitting out or undergoing trials at Leathem D Smith Shipbuilding Co., Sturgeon Bay, WI.
||CAPT. Jerry Mason
USS Screven (AK-210)
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
|01||LT. Stein, Irving, USNR||2 August 1945 - 1 November 1945|
|02||LT. Marzano, James Paul, USNR||1 November 1945 - 29 January 1946|
|03||CDR. Foster, Milton Martin, USNR||29 January 1946 - 30 April 1946|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
MARAD Vessel History Database
Last Updated 21 March 2014
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