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USS Roque (AKL-8)
USS Roque (AG-137) (1947 - 1949)
USAT FS-347 (1944 - 1947)
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AG-130 Miscellaneous Class Auxiliary / Camano Class Light Cargo Ship:
Laid down in 1944 at Kewaunee Shipbuilding Co., Kewaunee, WI.
Delivered to US Army, as FS-347, date unknown
Acquired by the US Navy, 21 February 1947, at Navy Yard Subic Bay, P.I.
Commissioned Miscellaneous Auxiliary USS Roque (AG-137), 2 May 1947, at Apra, Guam
Reclassified Light Cargo Ship, (AKL-8), 31 March 1949
Decommissioned, 23 July 1951 at Guam
Loaned to the Interior Dept., 23 July 1951
Struck from the Naval Register, 29 January 1952
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 550 t.
Speed 12 kts.
two 500hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 Diesel engines
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|03||CHBOSN. Jones, Stacy Roy||May 1949 - June 1949|
|04||LTjg. Davis Ray Elliot, USN (USNA 1947)||June 1949 - September 1949|
|05||LT. Conolly, Theron Allen, USN||September 1949 - 23 July 1951|
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