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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, 11 August 1945
Launched, 30 August 1945
Delivered to the Maritime Commission incomplete
Sold by the Maritime Commission, 16 July 1947, International Tankers, named MT Eola
Completed in July 1951 at Maryland Drydocking Co., Baltimore, MD.
Sold to Standard Oil of California, 31 July 1951, renamed MT California Standard
Sold to Luzon Stevedoring Corp, Manila, 5 March 1970, reflagged Philippines, 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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