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AP-162 / AK-221 Kenmore
Crater Class Cargo Ship: Laid down, 8 May 1943, as a Maritime Commission type (EC2-S-C1) hull, under a Maritime Commission contract, at California Shipbuilding Corp., Wilmington, CA.; Launched, 30 May 1943; Reclassified as a Naval Transport and renamed Kenmore (AP-162), (date unknown); Acquired by the Navy, (date unknown); Converted for Naval service and commissioned USS Kenmore (AP-162), (date unknown); Reclassified as a Cargo Ship, (AK-221), (date unknown); Decommissioned, (date unknown); Delivered to the Maritime Commission for disposal, (date unknown); Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown); Final Disposition, fate unknown.
Specifications: Displacement 4,023 t.(lt) 14,250 t.(fl).; Length 441' 6"; Beam 56' 11"; Draft 28' 4"; Speed 12kts; Complement 256; Armament one single 5"/38 dual purpose gun mounts, four single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mounts; Propulsion, reciprocating steam engine, single propeller, 2,500shp.
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