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T-AO-112 / T-AG-162 Mission Capistrano

Escambia Class Fleet Oiler: Laid down, (date unknown), as a Maritime Commission type (T-2-SE-A2) tanker hull under a Maritime Commission contract at Marinship, Sausalito, CA; Launched, (date unknown); Delivered to the Naval Transportation Service and Placed In-service, (date unknown); Transferred to MSTS, 1 October 1949 and Placed In-service as USNS Mission Capistrano (T-AO-112); Placed Out-of-service for conversion to a special projects ship; Placed In-service as USNS Mission Capistrano (T-AG-162), (date unknown); Placed Out-of-service, (date unknown); Struck from the Naval Register, (date unknown); Final disposition, fate unknown.

TE-SE-A2 Specifications: Displacement 5,532 t(lt) 23,350 t.(fl); Length 523' 6"; Beam 68'; Draft 30' (max); Speed 14kts; Complement 42 mariners and 17 Navy Armed Guard; Armament one single 5"/38 dual purpose gun mount, four single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mounts, four twin 40mm gun mounts, 4 twin 20mm gun mounts; Propulsion, Turbo-electric, single screw, 6000hp.
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Mission Capistrano 44k - Bill Valashinas
Mission Capistrano 30k - MASSA web site

There is no DANFS History currently available for Mission Capistrano (T-AO-112/T-AG-162) at the Haze Gray & Underway Web Site, the main archive for the DANFS Online Project.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association

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