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SS Cleveland (AK-851)
Breakbulk Cargo Ship:
Laid down in 1969 as SS American Mail a Maritime Administration type (C5-S-75a) hull under Maritime
Administration contract (MA 225) at Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, VA.
Launched in 1969
Delivered to the Maritime Administration in 1969 for operation by the American Mail Lines
Acquired by Sealift Inc and renamed SS Cleveland, date unknown
When activated SS Cleveland (AK-851) was assigned to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) as one of the Military Sealift Command's Modular Cargo Delivery System Ready Reserve Force (RRF) Ships
When not activated Cleveland is in commercial service for Sealift Inc.
Displacement 15,950 t.(lt)
Full Operating Complement unknown
Propulsion steam turbine, single propeller
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||SS American Mail (American Mail Lines) in the port of Singapore, August 1975.
||Photo by Gerhard Mueller-Debus
|SS Cleveland (AK-851)
||SS Cleveland (AK-851) underway, date and location unknown.
||Sealift Inc. web site
There is no DANFS history available for SS Cleveland (AK-851) at NavSource
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Last Updated 20 April 2007
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