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Renate (AKL-42)
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US Army FS-547 (1944 - 1951)


Renate (AKL-42) was loaned to the Republic of Korea
Camano Class Light Cargo Ship:
  • Laid down, as FS-547, for the US Army at United Concrete Pipe, Los Angeles. CA.
  • Delivered to the US Army, circa April-December 1944, manned by a Coast Guard crew
  • 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 in 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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    FS-547 186k US Army FS-547 circa 1951, location unknown.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo No. NH 85689. Courtesy of William H. Davis, 1977
    Mike Green

    Renate (AKL-42)
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