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FS-343 / T-AKL-34
USNS T-AKL-34 previously served as USAT FS-343
Camano Class Light Cargo Ship:
Laid down (date unknown) as FS-343 for the US Army at Kewaunee Shipbuilding and Engineering Corp., Kewaunee, WI
Delivered in 1944 to the US Army Transportation Corps
Acquired by the US Navy, 1 November 1950, and placed in service as USNS AKL-34 (T-AKL-34)
Placed out of service in March 1953
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Final Disposition, sold in August 1960, fate unknown
Displacement 550 t.
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines, twin screws
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||US Army Cargo Vessel FP-343 underway 1944, possibly while running trials. FP-343 later became AKL-34.
US Navy photo # NH 74691 courtesy of Kewaunee Shipbuilding Corp., 1968, from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center
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There is no DANFS history available for USNS AKL-34 (T-AKL-34) at Navsource
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