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USNS T-AKL-36
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US Army FS-398 (1944 - 1951)


Camano Class Light Cargo Ship:
  • Laid down in 1944 as the US Army Cargo Ship FS-398 at Ingalls Shipbuilding, Decatur, AL.
  • Delivered to the US Army, circa July 1944-February 45, manned by the US Coast Guard
  • Acquired by the US Navy Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS), 1 July 1950, and placed in service as USNS T-AKL-36
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register in 1959
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 550 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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    FS-398 163k USNS T-AKL-36 laid up in reserve, date and location unknown.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo No. NH 85690. Courtesy of William H. Davis, 1977
    Mike Green

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