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USNS Cheyenne (T-AG-174)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Kilo - Hotel - Uniform
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
National Defense Service Medal - Vietnam Service Medal (1) - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Phoenix Class Miscellaneous Auxiliary:
Laid down, 8 May 1945, as SS Middlesex Victory under Maritime Commission contract (MCV hull 693) at Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation, Portland, OR.
Launched, 26 June 1945
Completed and delivered to the Maritime Commission, 24 July 1945 and turned over to R.A. Nicol and Co., under a GAA contract, 24 July 1945, at Portland, OR.
Placed in service by Pacific Atlantic SS. Co., under a GAA contract, 7 November 1944, at New York, N.Y.
Chartered to US Lines, 19 August 1947, at San Francisco, CA.
Placed in service by Pacific Atlantic SS. Co. under a GAA contract, 20 October 1947, at San Francisco, CA.
Purchased by States SS Co., 26 November 1947, at Portland, OR., renamed SS Wyoming
Title transferred to the Maritime Administration, 28 February 1961, at Washington, D.C.
Operated under a GAA contract by States SS. Co., 28 February 1961
Acquired by the US Navy from the Maritime Administration, 29 December 1962
Placed in-service as USNS Cheyenne (T-AG-174) in February 1963
Placed out-of-service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 15 June 1973
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, for disposal, 31 August 1973
Final Disposition, sold, 31 August 1973, to China Dismantled Vessel Trading Corp., for scrapping in Taiwan
Displacement 6,700 t.(lt) 14,900 t.(fl)
Length 436' 6"
Draft 28' 1"
Speed 17 kts.
Complement 52 (est)
Propulsion cross compound steam turbine, single screw, 8,500shp
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||USNS Cheyenne (T-AG-174) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
There is no DANFS history available for USNS Cheyenne (T-AG-174) at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 23 September 2011
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