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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - China Service Medal (extended) - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - Philippines Liberation Medal
Acubens Class General Stores Issue Ship:
Laid down, 29 August 1944, as William Hackett, a Maritime Commission type (EC2-S-C1) hull under Maritime Commission contract (MCE hull 2820) at Delta Shipbuilding Co., New Orleans, LA.
Launched, 9 October 1944
Acquired by the US Navy, 14 November 1944
Completed as a General Stores Issue Ship at Tampa Shipbuilding Co., Tampa, FL.
Commissioned USS Cybele (AKS-10), 16 April 1945
Decommissioned, 22 August 1946, at Pearl Harbor
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, at San Francisco for disposal, 24 April 1947
Laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benecia, name reverted to William Hackett
Name reverted to Cybele in October 1954
Final Disposition, scrapped in April 1965
Displacement 5,240 t.(lt) 10,600 t.(fl)
Length 441' 6"
Beam 56' 11"
Draft 28' 4"
Speed 12.5 kts.
Armament one 5"/38 dual purpose gun mount, four 3"/50 gun mounts
Propulsion reciprocating steam engine, single shaft, 2,500shp
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||Cybele (AKS-10) at anchor, circa 1945-46.
US Navy photo #: NH 83308 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center, Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1975.
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DANFS history entry located at the US Naval Historical Center web site
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
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Last Updated 15 April 2005
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