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USS Mahanna (AG-8)


Freighter:
  • A wood-hull steam freighter, built in 1919 by McEachern & Co., Astoria, OR.
  • Acquired by the US Navy from the USSB, 20 September 1920
  • Commissioned, USS Mahanna (AG-8), 29 September 1920, at Norfolk, VA.
  • Decommissioned, 15 September 1921, at Portsmouth, N.H.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 2 December 1921 and returned to USSB
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 6,125 (It)
    Length 286'
    Beam 45'
    Draft 23' 6"
    Speed 11 kts.
    Complement 44
    Armament none
    Propulsion system unknown

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    Mahanna 66k USS Mahanna (AG-8) drydocked, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the collections of the US Naval Memorial.
    Stan Svec
    Mahanna 158k USS Mahanna (AG-8) in an oversized panoramic photograph taken at Norfolk Navy Yard by Crosby & Folak bears the manuscript date 4 January 1920 but was probably taken on 4 January 1921. The ship is fully fitted out as a surveying ship and looks ready to depart on a surveying mission to the West Indies.
    US Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo No. Unknown.
    Mike Green

    USS Mahanna (AG-8)
    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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