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US Army FS-368 (1945 - 1950)

Camano Class Light Cargo Ship:
  • Laid down, date unknown, as FS-368 for the US Army at Sturgeon Bay Shipbuilding, Sturgeon Bay, WI.
  • Delivered to the US Army in 1944
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 1 July 1950, and placed in service as USNS T-AKL-26
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register in 1959
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 560 t.
    Length 177'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 10'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 42
    Propulsion two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines, twin screws

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    AKL-26 199k USNS T-AKL-26 under way, date and location unknown.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 59995.
    Stan Svec
    AKL-26 166k USNS T-AKL-26 moored pierside, date and location unknown.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 59996.
    Mike Green

    There is no DANFS history available for USNS T-AKL-26 at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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