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Light Cargo Ship (AKL)
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US Army FSs / US Navy AKLs were originally configured in four different designs:
Design 330-D (officially Vessel, Supply, Diesel, Steel, 180')
Design 342 (officially, Vessel, Passenger-Cargo, Diesel, Wood, 148').
Design 381 (officially Vessel, Supply, Diesel, Steel, 177')
Design 427 (officially Vessel, Supply, Aircraft Repair, Diesel, Steel, 180')

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Light Cargo Ship (AKL) Design
AKL-1 Camano ex US Army FS-256 ex US Navy AG-130

381

AKL-2 Deal ex US Army FS-263 ex US Navy AG-131

381

AKL-3 Elba ex US Army FS-267 ex US Navy AG-132

381

AKL-4 Errol ex US Army FS-274 ex US Navy AG-133

381

AKL-5 Estero ex US Army FS-275 ex US Navy AG-134

381

AKL-6 Jekyl ex US Army FS-282 ex US Navy AG-135

381

AKL-7 Metomkin ex US Army FS-316 ex US Navy AG-136

381

AKL-8 Roque ex US Army FS-347 ex US Navy AG-137

381

AKL-9 Ryer ex US Army FS-361 ex US Navy AG-138

381

AKL-10 Sharps ex US Army FS-385 ex US Navy AG-139

381

AKL-11 Torry ex US Army FS-394 ex US Navy AG-140

381

AKL-12 Mark ex US Army FS-214 ex US Navy AG-143

427

T-AKL-13 Tingles ex US Army FS-266 ex US Navy AG-144

381

AKL-14 Hewell ex US Army FS-391 ex US Navy AG-145

381

T-AKL-15 ex US Army FS-230

330D

T-AKL-16 ex US Army FS-233

330D

AKL-17 New Bedford ex US Army FS-289, Reclassified IX-308

381

AKL-18 ex US Army FS-174
*Steel Hull, Gross Tons 573
*Built by Higgins Industries New Orleans, LA.
*Delivered to the US Army 1944
*Transferred from USAT to MSTS, 1 July 1950
*Struck from the Naval Register in 1959

330D

AKL-19 ex US Army FS-175
*Steel Hull, Gross Tons 573
*Built by Higgins Industries New Orleans, LA.
*Delivered to the US Army 1944
*Transferred from USAT to MSTS, 1 July 1950
*Struck from the Naval Register in 1959

330D

T-AKL-20 ex US Army FS-193
*Steel Hull, Gross Tons 573
*Built by Higgins Industries New Orleans, LA.
*Delivered to the US Army 1944-45
*Transferred from USAT to MSTS, 1 July 1950
*Struck from the Naval Register in 1961

330DD

AKL-21 ex US Army FS-259
*Steel Hull, Gross Tons 560
*Built by Wheeler Shipbuilding Whitestone, N.Y.
*Delivered to the US Army 1944
*Transferred from USAT to MSTS, 1 July 1950
*Struck from the Naval Register in 1959

381

AKL-22 ex US Army FS-256
*Steel Hull, Gross Tons 560
*Built by Wheeler Shipbuilding Whitestone, N.Y.
*Delivered to the US Army 1944
*Transferred from USAT to MSTS, 1 July 1950
*Struck from the Naval Register in 1961

381

AKL-23 ex US Army FS-288

381

AKL-24 ex US Army FS-309
*Steel Hull, Gross Tons 560
*Built by John H. Mathis, Camden, N.J.
*Delivered to the US Army 1944
*Transferred from USAT to MSTS, 1 July 1950
*Struck from the Naval Register in 1959

381

AKL-25 Banner ex US Army FS-345, Reclassified AGER-1

381

T-AKL-26 ex US Army FS-368

381

T-AKL-27 ex US Army FS-369
*Steel Hull, Gross Tons 560
*Built by Sturgeon Bay Shipbuilding, Sturgeon Bay, WI.
*Delivered to the US Army 1944
*Transferred from USAT to MSTS, 1 July 1950
*Struck from the Naval Register in 1966
Used for salvage training

381

AKL-28 Brule ex US Army FS-370

381

AKL-29 ex US Army FS-371

381

AKL-30 ex US Army FS-400

381

T-AKL-31 ex US Army FS-407

381

AKL-32 ex US Army FS-548
*Steel Hull, Gross Tons 560
*Built by United Boat Service, City Island, N.Y.
*Delivered to the US Army 1944
*Transferred from USAT to MSTS, 1 July 1950
*Struck from the Naval Register in 1961

381

AKL-33 ex US Army FS-238
*Wooden Hull, Gross Tons 540
*Built by Martinolich Repair, San Francisco, CA.
*Delivered to the US Army 1944-45
*Transferred from USAT to MSTS, 1 July 1950
*Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)

343

AKL-34 ex US Army FS-343
AKL-35 ex US Army FS-383
AKL-36 ex US Army FS-398
AKL-37 Alcyone ex US Army FS-195

330D

AKL-38 Alhena ex US Army FS-257

381

AKL-39 Almaack ex US Army FS-283

381

AKL-40 Deimos ex US Army FS-390

381

AKL-41 ex US Army FS-528
*Steel Hull, Gross Tons 560
*Built by Calumet Shipyard, Chicago, IL.
*Delivered to the US Army 1944
*Transferred from USAT to MSTS, 1 July 1950
*Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
*Transfered to the Republic of Korea 1960

381

AKL-42 Renate ex US Army FS-547

381

AKL-43 ex US Army FS-219

427

AKL-44 Pueblo ex US Army FS-344, Reclassified AGER-2

381

AKL-45 Palm Beach ex US Army FS-217, Reclassified AGER-3

427

AKL-398 / T-AKL-398 Redbud

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