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FS-547 / AKL-42 Renate


Renate (AKL-42) never saw active US Navy service, transferred to South Korea
Camano Class Light Cargo Ship:
  • Laid down, as FS-547, for the US Army
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 12 December 1951
  • Named Renate (AKL-42), and loaned to the Republic of Korea that same day
  • Returned to US Naval custody, January 1960
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 1 February 1960
  • 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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