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Marine Marlin (T-AP-201)
USAT Marine Marlin (1949 - 1952)
Marine Adder Class Transport:
Laid down in 1944 as a Maritime Commission (C4-S-A3) hull, under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 2364) at Kaiser Co., Inc., Vancouver, WA.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered to Matson Navigation Co., 30 October 1945, at Portland, OR. for operation under GAA agreement for the War Shipping Administration
Operated under charter by United States Lines from 30 October 1946 to 7 April 1949
Chartered by the War Department, Army Transportation Service, 7 April 1949, commissioned USAT Marine Marlin
Returned to the Maritime Commission, 21 October 1949 at the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Custody assumed by US Navy, 1 May 1952
Never activated, laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet, James River Group, Lee Hall, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Title transfer to Central Gulf Steamship Corp., MARAD Exchange Program, 20 November 1964
Converted to a cargo vessel, June 1965
Renamed SS Green Bay, 8 June 1965
Sunk in port of Qi Nonh, Vietnam , 17 August 1971, by underwater attack of Viet Cong frogmen, refloated but considered not worthy of repair
Final Disposition, towed to Hong Kong BCC in May 1972, sold for scrapping, 1 July 1972, to Leung Yau Ship-Breaking Co., Hong Kong
Displacement 6,720 t.(lt) 10,210 t.(fl)
Speed 18 kts.
Cargo Capacity 53,000 (cu ft)
Troop Accommodations 3,451
Propulsion steam turbine, single propeller, 13,750 hp
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||Ex-SS Marine Carp moored pierside, date and location unknown, as the Central Gulf Steamship Corp.'s freighter SS Green Bay
There is no DANFS history for Marine Marlin (T-AP-201) at NavSource
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Last Updated 30 November 2009
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