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Klickitat Class Gasoline Tanker:
Laid down, 28 May 1945, as M/V Eola a Maritime Commission type (T1-MT-BT1) tanker hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 2635) at St Johns River Shipbuilding, Jacksonville, FL.
Acquired on loan charter basis from the Maritime Commission, named Truckee (AOG-75) in 1945
Naval acquisition canceled, 29 August 1945
Launched, 30 August 1945
Delivered to the Maritime Commission incomplete
Sold by the Maritime Commission in 1948 to International Tankers, Panama
Completed in July 1951 at Maryland Drydocking Co., Baltimore, MD.
Acquired by Standard Oil of California, renamed M/V California Standard
Acquired by Luzon Stevedoring Corp, Manila in 1971, renamed M/V LSCO Transpacific
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1977
Displacement 1,980 t.(lt), 5,970 t.(fl)
Length 325' 4"
Beam 48' 2"
Speed 11 kts.
one single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
two single 40mm AA gun mounts
three single 20mm A gun mounts
Cargo Capacity 30,000bbls
Propulsion Propulsion, diesel direct drive, single propeller, 1,700shp
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